- President Donald Trump of the United States has threatened to shut down US government
- He said unless the democrats cooperate, he would be willing to shut down government
- Trump wants the democrats to give their votes for border security
The United states President Donald Trump, has said he would be willing to shut down government if the Democrats do not give their votes for the country's border security.
Legit.ng gathers that President Trump made the threat on his Twitter page on Sunday, July 29, in which he said the United States must get rid of lottery and have a system of immigration that is merit-based.
He tweeted: "I would be willing to “shut down” government if the Democrats do not give us the votes for Border Security, which includes the Wall! Must get rid of Lottery, Catch & Release etc. and finally go to system of Immigration based on MERIT! We need great people coming into our Country!"
See his tweet below:
According to Independent, Mexico's secretary of foreign affairs, Luis Videgaray, Trump's plan to build a border wall is an unfriendly and hostile act, which he said would not accomplish anything.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that US president, Donald Trump, announced his intention to bring an end to a programme that allowed approximately 3,600 Liberians to stay in the US for over two decades, giving them one year from now to leave the country or face deportation
This came as the president and his allies seek to quietly but steadily change immigration in America by reversing previous presidents' executive actions.
Also reported by Legit.ng was that after a lot of criticisms that trailed President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that is separated migrant children from their families, the president signed an executive order to put an end to the separation.
President Trump signed the executive order on Wednesday, June 20. The executive order will end the process of separating children from their families after they are detained for crossing US border illegally.
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