The Southern Border Will Close if Democrats Do Not Provide Wall Funding


On Friday morning, President Donald Trump declared that he will shut down the Southern border if he does not receive funding for his border wall.

An Overview of President Trump’s Declaration

President Trump posted a series of tweets earlier this morning. Those tweets read as follows:

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Funding for President Trump’s Border Wall

At this point in time, President Trump and Democrats are in a heated battle of hardball. Both sides are sticking by their positions. Democratic leaders remain unwilling to provide the $5 billion dollars which the president is demanding. Likewise, Trump is also holding firm and not relenting.

On Friday, December 21, 2018, the government shut down. Neither President Trump nor Democratic leaders are backing down from their positions on the border wall. The president views the wall as a critical component of border security.