Jordan Kirkland - December 19th, 2018
“If we don’t have border security, we’ll shut down the government — this country needs border security."
President Trump boldly made this statement last week in a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders. On Wednesday, the president took a different stance on the border wall, with reports suggesting that he's backing down from his previous comments, and that he no longer is demanding $5 billion for funding the wall.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders signaled the change when she told Fox News “at the end of the day we don’t want to shut down the government.”