Politics

CRITICAL SITUATION: Trump Summons Leaders to Situation Room for Budget Showdown

posted by Hannity Staff - 1.02.19

President Trump summoned congressional leaders to the White House’s Situation Room Wednesday; demanding Democrats and Republicans fully fund his border security initiatives and re-open the federal government.

“President Trump plans to hold a highly anticipated border security meeting with congressional leaders in the Situation Room on Wednesday afternoon, Fox News has learned — choosing a setting meant to underscore the urgency of the border problem,” writes Fox.

The federal government effectively shutdown December 22nd after congressional Democrats called the president’s border wall funding a “non-starter” in budget negotiations.

The high-stakes meeting comes just hours before Democrats retake control of the House of Representatives, when House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is widely expected to become the next Speaker of the House.

Read the full report at Fox News.