Donald Trump blames Democrats for US government shutdown

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Feb 12, 2018, 11:56 AM(IST)

This is the One Year Anniversary of my Presidency and the Democrats wanted to give me a nice present. #DemocratShutdown, the President tweeted Photograph:( Reuters )

 US President Donald Trump blamed Democrat lawmakers for a shutdown of the federal government that went into effect on Saturday.

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"Democrats are far more concerned with illegal immigrants than they are with our great military or safety at our dangerous southern border," he said in a Twitter post early on Saturday. "They could have easily made a deal but decided to play Shutdown politics instead," tweeted Trump.
 

This is the One Year Anniversary of my Presidency and the Democrats wanted to give me a nice present, Trump tweeted with the #DemocratShutdown.

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The Senate is expected to resume talks on funding the government at noon.

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