Mexico isn't going to pay for the border wall

Casey Dawson
August 27, 2017

Corker said Trump had not shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed and had recently "not demonstrated that he understands the character of this nation".

When asked whether the president is abandoning efforts to get Mexico to pay for the wall, Sanders said, "I certainly don't think any efforts have been abandoned".

However, a number of embattled administration officials have toyed with the idea of departing the administration amid the chaotic first months of the Trump presidency.

But now that he's president, Trump has to grapple with the reality that Mexico has no interest in helping him out - and instead of dropping the idea, Trump's new plan is to make US taxpayers spend tens of billions of dollars on a project that border agents don't think is necessary and that costs the equivalent of about 500 elementary schools. "We're disappointed that they failed to get [Obamacare] repealed and replaced, but at the same time President Trump has worked with Leader McConnell to reach out to other members and to work on those shared goals". "So why is he now threatening a government shutdown if Congress won't pay for it?"

"How is that not a concession from this White House that Mexico isn't actually going to pay for this wall and American taxpayers will?"

A former Trump staffer told Bloomberg News that the Oval Office was like the "Hunger Games" prior to Mr Kelly, a former Marine, coming to the White House, with aides battling to sell access to the president. He said they wanted to keep in mind "the American people and when they tour".

Donald Trump's top economic adviser Gary Cohn gave an interview with the Financial Times Thursday in which he criticized, in fairly strong terms, the president's response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.

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The worst thing that Sarah Huckabee Sanders could say was nothing at all.

She added that the White House was looking for a "clean" debt ceiling bill — without any legislative add-ons.

The former president of Goldman Sachs has said that the administration "must do better" when condemning neo-Nazis and white supremacists.

Later in the press briefing, Urban Radio Networks reporter April Ryan asked how a government shutdown over the border would affect the economy.

"I'm not anxious that's not going to get done because it's going to get done", he said during an appearance in Washington state.

Minutes after Trump fired off the two tweets, McConnell praised the President at a Kentucky Farm Bureau breakfast in his home state for rolling back Obama-era regulations and the selection of Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice.

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