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"It also funds only a portion of what the president requested for border wall construction, the president has been noncommital about whether he would. Signed the agreement the border deal provides nearly one point four billion dollars for new fencing along the southern border far short of the five point seven billion the president demanded but on Wednesday. The president was touting the overall figure that the deal provides for border security. The numbers are almost twenty three billion dollars, which you know report too often it's about an eight percent increase over last year. Even if he signs the funding Bill, the president has floated declaring a national emergency to access more funds for a border wall that would likely draw legal challenges at the White House, Jon decker, Fox News. Some support for the president coming out of Texas who wear the Senator John Cornyn calling the one point three billion dollars in border wall. Funding a down payment. He suggests hardliners need to remember that when they accuse the president of caving on his requests for nearly six billion dollars. Appropriation Bill goes through the end of September the end of the fiscal year. So that's all we're talking about. What can actually be spent and be spent effectively between now. And then Cornyn says he expects the president to use his authority to reprogramme funds from elsewhere to add to that down payment as soon as the budget compromise is approved is this any way to run a government. How long is this continuing to deal another budget deal in other budget deal instead of doing their job and giving you a real budget? President Trump keeping his promise to build the border wall in Texas at least so customs and border protection confirms six miles of concrete and steel barrier has been built in the Rio Grande valley, the most active sector of illegal immigrant crossings in the US. The funding was approved during the twenty eighteen fiscal year. It's not any part of this current pending deal. Our news time five oh three. Well, the mainstream media is keeping up their attacks on. President trump. Maybe they're even ramping up. I don't know as does Hollywood. And here's cliff Saunders with more. Yeah. You know, what you're going to get from cable news, and entertainment television is following the same kind of deal. Newsbusters said no less than thirty three shows. Two shots at the president. In January are wonderful president has so much love to give. But you know, what they say you can't truly love another until you love yourself, and no one loves himself more than Donald Trump. Of course, that's Jimmy Kimmel Dan gainer at the media research center says if the shoe were on the other foot, the reaction would be different the American left will be complaining about speech their villain. Ising groups of people conservatives and Christians in this country gotten so bad even conservative sitcoms like last man standing or not quite what they used to be complaining that it's back, but it is shifted more towards the center where he doesn't say some of the things he used to say as opposed to when it was on ABC. Now, speaking of the mainstream media despite their attacks on Trump, there are multiple polls this week showing support growing for both the wall and for the president and for gap. That too that too. Yeah. There you go. Boy. Did you see how thick that budget? Bill is the agreement. It's over thousand pages the trees in DC, don't they? For all these environmentalists. They served. You kill a lot of trees, and how many pages is the constitution magin that. Well, the president has held firm asking other countries to pay their fair share for defense. And now another US ally has agreed to pony up more money"