President Claims Ownership of Possible Government Shutdown

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The Democrats contend a government shutdown will hurt the economy and impact the pocketbooks of the American people. Yet, the president wants a shutdown if he does not receive $5 billion dollars for a border wall. Democrats are countering with and offer of $1.3 billion for border security.

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