US. President Donald Trump speaks as he attends the USMCA signing ceremony ahead of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 30, 2018. REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque
About Air Force One (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump told reporters aboard the Air Force Saturday he expects a two-week extension of funding before the deadline on December 7 to the US government Completely Financing Bush's Death Because of Former President George HW
The prospect of a partial government downturn threatened in recent days after Trump renewed his call last week for substantial US taxpayer money for the proposed US-Mexican border wall.
Trump said on Saturday that Congressional leaders had sought a short-term extension, and said he would "absolutely think about it and probably give it."
Bush died on Friday. His funeral is scheduled for Wednesday in Washington, so he has barely time to reach a deal before the deadline, the congressman said Saturday before Trump's remarks.
This week, Trump told Politico that he was "fully prepared to shut down the federal government, unless Congress approved $ 5 billion to finance its long-promised wall along the US border with Mexico.
Trump did not suppress the threats to stop the government for financing the Wall, a pledge to sign up for his 201
Unless prolonged, Congress will have to pass an spending bill by Friday to ensure funding from some government agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the border and immigration, and the Ministries of Transport, Agriculture, Trade, Justice, State, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development.
Reporting by Roberta Rampton aboard Air Force One; Report and writing by David Shepardson in Washington; Editing by Darren Schuettler