Trump Rolls Out New Slogan For Border Wall Support
((VO-Trump/ Border Walls Reuters))??The president unveiled a new slogan on Twitter Wednesday in an attempt to gain support for building a wall along the southern border.??((VO-Tweet))??President Trump tweeted "BUILD A WALL & CRIME WILL FALL!
This is the new theme, for two years until the Wall is finished” He added that people should use it and pray.??((VO-Money/Capitol Hill))??Trump has demanded more than 5 billion dollar to build the wall and it triggered the partial government shutdown, which is now in its 33rd day.??((VO-Twitter))??Several Twitter users are mocking the president’s new slogan on the U.S. - Mexico border wall by writing things like “oppose a wall and trump will fall.”??((VO-Voters/Border Walls/Government))??A new Politico/Morning Consult poll notes that the wall is still lacking support from voters.
The study shows that 72 percent of voters said they oppose putting funding toward a wall even if it's the only way to end the government shutdown.
Meanwhile only 7 percent of voters say they support construction if it will end the shutdown.??((VO-Senate Floor))??The partial government shutdown began on December 22nd.
According to The Hill, the Senate is set to vote this week on a measure that would fund the government into February.
The Department of Defense has released a list of hundreds of military construction projects that are at risk cancellation.The reason? To free up funds and resources to pay for President Trump's border..