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‘No Wall In Any Form’: Govt Shutdown Odds Explode Amid Trump-Schumer Standoff

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By Tyler Durden | 16 December 2018

ZERO HEDGE — With a potential government shutdown just days away, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) dug in on Sunday, telling Meet The Press that President Trump is “not going to get the wall in any form.”

Last Tuesday Trump, Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) clashed over Trump’s $5 billion demand for border wall funding in an awkwardly televised argument in the Oval Office, prompting Schumer to later declare on the Senate Floor: “I want to be crystal clear. There will be no additional appropriations to pay for the border wall. It’s done.

The New York Democrat echoed his comments on Meet The Press Sunday, telling host Chuck Todd that Trump doesn’t have the votes in the House or the Senate – saying that the president is having a “temper tantrum” over the wall. […]

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