Republican Senators reject Trump’s proposal to use “nuclear option” on border wall funding


He added, “We are a nation that prizes the rule of law…‘A senate majority that can change the rules anytime it wishes, is a Senate without any rules…We have rules to follow.  I want to put a stop to this practice of the Senate breaking its rules to change its rules. I will not vote to turn the Senate into a rule-breaking institution and I hope that my colleagues will not.”

Retiring Senators Jeff Flake of Arizona and Bob Corker of Tennessee tweeted that they will not support ending the right filibuster legislation.

Schumer says Trump temper tantrum will not get him a wall

Earlier on Friday, the president warned of government “shutdown” if Democrats vote against the $5 billion funding for the border wall.