‘I Said Bye-Bye.’ President Trump Walked Out of a Meeting With Top Democrats

Jan 09, 2019 - Time Magazine

President Donald Trump walked out of a meeting with top Democratic lawmakers over the partial government shutdown Wednesday, saying that it was “a total waste of time.”

One day after saying the shutdown could be resolved with a “45-minute meeting,” Trump sat down with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in the White House Situation Room.

But after a half hour, he walked out, tweeting that he “said bye-bye” after Pelosi said she would not ap...