Powered by

Trump stalks out of shutdown session with Dems -- 'Bye-bye'

Jan 09, 2019 - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump stalked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday - "I said bye-bye," he tweeted soon after - as efforts to end the 19-day partial government shutdown fell into deeper disarray over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers now face lost paychecks on Friday.

The president is to visit the border in person on Thursday, but he has expressed his own do...