‘Ridiculous’: Trump Slams Funding Bill After He Notices 1 MAJOR Thing Missing

Republicans still do not get it.

President Trump wants funding for a border wall to stop an influx of illegal immigrants into the country and Republican lawmakers, despite having a majority in both chambers of Congress, have been unable to deliver for nearly two years.

“What’s the deal?” The president may have well asked in a scathing tweet he posted on Thursday morning.

“I want to know, where is the money for Border Security and the WALL in this ridiculous Spending Bill, and where will it come from after the Midterms?” President Trump actually said in the tweet.

Again — Trump has made clear his intention to construct the border wall for more than two years since before his presidential election, and it should come as no surprise to Republicans that Trump would be upset that time after time border funding gets left on the sidelines.

Republicans need to stop caving to Democrat pressure and need to “finally get tough,” Trump said.

“Dems are obstructing Law Enforcement and Border Security. REPUBLICANS MUST FINALLY GET TOUGH!” Trump continued in the tweet.

As Reuters reports, funding for the federal government expires at the end of the month and both parties are looking to avoid a government shutdown ahead of crucial November midterm elections. The new funding bill kicks back the funding debate until December when lawmakers would have to again meet and determine how they wish to fund the government.

The funding bill must still clear both chambers before it is sent to President Trump’s desk so there is some time to make revisions. But, revising the bill to include the border funding would be an unlikely outcome.

Per Reuters:

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The move gives lawmakers more time to finalize their plans for next year’s spending, and avoids potentially angering voters who could be left without services from federal agencies weeks before the Nov. 6 midterm congressional elections.

This would leave Trump the final decision to sign off on the bill or run into the risk of causing a government shutdown. While government shutdowns do not reflect well on voters, Republicans choosing not to fund the border wall could too prove consequential in the upcoming elections.

The president has previously said he would be willing to shut down the government over border funding.