Trump dislikes border security deal but Republicans urge support
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump expressed displeasure on Tuesday at a deal by congressional negotiators on border security that denied him funds for his promised U.S.-Mexican border wall, but did not reject it outright as fellow Republicans urged his support. Trump, who triggered a 35-day closure of about a quarter of the federal government with a December demand for $5.7 billion from Congress to help build the wall, said he had yet to decide whether to back the agreement reached on Monday night by four key Republican and Democratic lawmakers. Nevertheless, Trump signalled he did not expect another shutdown and hinted again at bypassing Congress to get his wall built.
"Nancy Pelosi is the dealmaker, she'll get it done," Jim Cramer said on his daily Facebook live show Wednesday, Feb. 13. "Because of her," he continued. "I think we'll get a deal." Cramer's statements came after CNN reported that Trump was ready to sign the border security deal that Republicans and...
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