Pelosi: 'I don't even know if the president wants the wall'
“I think the meeting was a setup so he could walkout,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday, referring to a Wednesday meeting at the White House regarding the continued government shutdown over border wall funding.
Democratic leadership and union leaders highlighted furloughed federal workers at a Wednesday press conference to discuss the partial government shutdown.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer also gave their impression of President Trump’s Oval Office address from Tuesday night.
President Donald Trump gave a televised primetime address from the Oval Office Tuesday night to discuss what he called a “growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border,” as negotiations on funding the federal government continue to stall over Trump's proposed border wall.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined House Democrats as they introduced a bipartisan gun control bill on Tuesday.
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