President Trump has called congressional leaders of both parties to a Wednesday afternoon briefing on The Wall at the White House
News of the meeting came as President Trump used Twitter to urge House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to consider a “deal” on border security to end the government shutdown.
The session will include a briefing by Top Homeland Security Department officials.
Those invited to the briefing include Mrs. Pelosi, incoming House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, House GOP leaders Kevin McCarthy and Steve Scalise, Senate Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Dick Durbin, as well as Senate Republican leaders Mitch McConnell and John Thune.
Tuesday afternoon, President Trump Tweeted: “Border Security and the Wall “thing” and Shutdown is not where Nancy Pelosi wanted to start her tenure as Speaker! Let’s make a deal?”
On Thursday, Democrats will take control of the House and are expected to immediately pass a bill to reopen the government without providing the $5.7-B President Trump has demanded for The Wall on the US-Mexican border.
Our President has declared that he will continue the shutdown standoff until he gets the funding he demands to build The Wall.