Trump: 'I'd love to see a shutdown' if Democrats don't yield on immigration

  • Congressional leaders move closer to broad budget deal
  • Trump: ‘If we have to shut it down … let’s shut it down’

Congressional leaders on Tuesday moved closer to a broad budget deal to avoid another government shutdown, while Donald Trump signaled he would welcome another lapse in funding if he does not get his way on immigration.

Speaking at the White House, Trump appeared to welcome a shutdown without Democrats yielding to his tough demands on immigration and billions in extra funding for border security. “I’d love to see a shutdown if we can’t get this stuff taken care of,” said Trump.

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