President Trump, White House, Santa Al Jamea discussed on America in the Morning

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But so Colt if they were damp and cold, imagine, how Santa Al Jamea felt she's from Bahrain. This weather is not something you're used to know. How do you feel about this excited? Yeah. I said that if a disappointment the weather, but no rain. Well, I mean, it's once in a lifetime. And of course, with the arrival of the new year comes hopes and aspirations for the future. I think the world I'd like to see no wars or way less than that. There's too much tragedy going on. So yeah piece is my wish this to be the best that I can be for myself and for others. I want my old family and friends to be healthy and happy. I hope we all start to realize at some point that we're more alike than we're different. Steve Kastenbaum in Times Square. It's ten past the hour. President Trump was not seen by reporters yesterday. But he was a constant presence on Twitter. Looking for ways to end, the partial government shutdown issue? Billions of dollars that president wants for a border wall. And correspondent Bob Costantini reports not wanting to wait until Thursday. President Trump tweeting on New Year's Eve day. I'm in the Oval Office. Democrats come back from vacation now and give. The votes necessary for border security, including the wall. You voted? Yes. In two thousand six and two thousand thirteen one more. Yes. But with me office, I'll get it built and fast. The president is referring to two thousand six voted look to spend money on border fencing, some of it actually was built including ways to prevent illegal vehicle or pedestrian crossings. But the idea died over time and failed to get adequate funding. He didn't interview with Fox News. The president doubling down on his willingness to have incoming speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer. Join him for talks. Come over. Anytime. I spend Christmas in the White House. I spent New Year's Eve now in the White House. And you know, I'm here, I'm ready to go. It's very important. A lot of people are looking to get their paycheck. So I'm ready to go anytime they want. No, we are not giving up. We have to have security and the wall is a big part of border security. The biggest part democratic leaders out of town on holiday plans claimed there was never an invite from the president and the soonest w back in DC is Thursday. The installation of a new Congress Republican Senator Lindsey Graham had lunch with President Trump Sunday. And he took the liberty of dismissing the Democrats plan to fund all other government departments through the rest of the fiscal year while leaving the homeland security and wall appropriations up in the air. They're going to send over to Bill from the house. They'll have any money for a physical.

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