Conflict Between Trump and Congress Intensifies


The Chicago Tribune reported:

‘The conflict between President Donald Trump and Congress escalated a day after he threatened to shut down the federal government over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall and targeted opponents in Congress, aggravating tensions as a difficult legislative agenda looms.

Trump is now at odds not only with Democrats, who cemented their objections to funding the wall Wednesday, but also with Republicans, who must reconcile his brash rhetoric with the governing realities of Congress.

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., played down the prospect of a shutdown, telling reporters Wednesday that even if the wall debate remains unresolved, Congress probably would pass a stopgap extension of funding to prevent a lapse when the fiscal year ends on Sept. 30.’

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The contention between President Donald Trump and Congress raised a day after he said he would close down the government over subsidizing for a U.S.- Mexico border wall and focused on rivals in Congress, raising pressures as a troublesome administrative cutoff looms.

Trump is presently at odds not just with Democrats, who established their complaints to financing the wall Wednesday, yet additionally with Republicans, who must accommodate his reckless talk with realities in Congress.

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., played down the possibility of a shutdown, telling columnists Wednesday that regardless of the possibility that the wall wrangle about stays uncertain, Congress most likely would pass a stopgap augmentation of subsidizing to keep a pass when the monetary year closes on Sept. 30.