President Trump signed a short-term spending bill on Friday to reopen the government, ending the government's longest partial closure in the US. Just hours after the measure was passed by the Senate and the US Parliament, Trump signed the Stop-gap Act.
"On Friday, January 25, 2019, the President signed the law: HJ Res. 28," Further Additional Continuing The Property Act of 2019, which contains a short-term on-going resolution, the appropriations for the financial year 2019 to 15 February 2019 for ongoing federal government projects and activities included in the remaining seven commitment bills, the White House said a statement late Friday. "Also included in the bill are provisions on retroactive pay and reimbursement and the extension of certain authorities."
Despite ending the 35-day government deadlock, Trump on Friday evening saw his need to defend the move insistently that he had not given in to his sought-after financing for border security.
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"I wish people would read or hear my words on the border wall," Trump tweeted . "This was by no means a concession. It cared for millions of people severely injured by the shutdown, understanding that in 21 days, if no agreement is reached, the races begin! "
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Trump arranged with the Democrats, a move to reopen the government and to separately negotiate a border security plan. The deal does not include financing for a wall or obstacle along the border, but the president was convinced that the negotiations would continue to lead to agreement on wall financing.
After the deal was announced, the president was criticized by some critics seemingly to have yielded to the Democrats.
The conservative commentator Ann Coulter tweeted : "Good news for George Herbert Walker Bush: To this day, he is no longer the biggest pennon ever to serve as President of the United States United States. "
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The New York Daily News, tweeted a picture of their plan Saturday issue with Trump and The words "CAVE MAN."
The government had no funds left on Dec. 22 in a debate over border security between the White House and the Democrats of the Congress. The President requested $ 5.7 billion in funding to secure the border and build a steel barrier or concrete wall along the US-Mexico border, but the Democrats pledged to block all spending packages that included wall funding ,
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During his announcement, Trump referred to his earlier threats to declare a national emergency to secure the border and described it as " very powerful weapon, "and found that no agreement was reached on financing border security and building a wall before 15 February he would use his presidential powers to declare an emergency.
"Walls should not be controversial," he said. "As Commander-in-Chief, my top priority is the defense of our great country."
Brooke Singman, Fox Shaw, and Adam Shaw and The Associated Press contributed to this report.