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By Tim Stelloh
President Donald Trump likened his proposed boundary wall on Sunday to a fence-like barrier surrounding the home of Barack and Michelle Obama in Washington.
President and wife Obama built a wall near their DC villa / facility where Trump tweeted on Sunday afternoon . "I agree, absolutely necessary for her safety. The US needs the same, slightly larger version!
The Obamas bought their home in Kalorama for $ 8 million in 2017 after renting it for two and a half years, [TODAY] reports. [TMZ] first reported in 2017 that the USZ The couple built a fence-like wall The project has since been completed.
Another photo of the Town & Country magazine features a metal gate and brick columns, and the Obama added waxes.
One of the Obama spokespersons declined one Opinion, but in her November book Becoming, Michelle Obama wrote that Trump's embrace of false conspiracy theories made her fear for the safety of her family.
"What if someone with an unstable mind loaded a gun and went to Washington drove? ", she wrote. "What if this person had been looking for our girls? Donald Trump, with his loud and reckless allusions, endangered my family's safety. "
Trump's tweet is facing a partial government shutdown, which began on December 22, when he demanded that Congress fund a $ 5 billion wall to the United States. southern border. He threatened to "close" the border if the money were not approved.
The Congressional Democrats, who are taking over the House of Representatives after returning to Washington next month, show little interest in funding what Deputy Chairman of Parliamentary Speaker Nancy Peloso says of the staff called an "immoral, ineffective and expensive wall – the wall he had expressly promised that Mexico would pay. "
After meeting with Trump on Sunday, Sen. Lindsey Graham, RS.C., told reporters that "In several ways, the President is in a good mood."
"He feels he has the promise that "It is very open to combine wall financing with other things Make it a win-win situation for the country."
Monica Alba contributed to it.