Stop holding Americans 'hostage' over shutdown, Nancy Pelosi tells Trump
Wednesday, 9 January 2019 () "President Trump must stop holding the Americanpeople hostage, must stop manufacturing a crisis, and must re-open the government," Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said in a curt rebuttal to Trump's address to the nation, in which he declared the situation on the southern border a "crisis of the heart."
President Trump has taken the government hostage, and House Democrats refuse to negotiate with a hostage-taker, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told Cheddar on Tuesday. "This is not about the..
House Democrats declined President Trump's offer on Tuesday to meet up in hopes of putting an end to the government shutdown while simultaneously obtaining the funds Trump desires for the border wall...
President Trump tried to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and on Tuesday invited rank-and-file House Democrats to a shutdown meeting at the White House. They... NPR - PoliticsAlso reported by •Telegraph.co.uk