Schumer was tonight together with his partijgenote Nancy Pelosi, the new speaker of the House of Representatives, together in the White House to reconnect with Trump to talk about the 'shutdown’. According to Pelosi, it was a long and “sometimes controversial” conversation, but without result. According to Schumer, he and Pelosi there urged the government to temporarily open and in the meantime continue to negotiate to as “millions of Americans, hundreds of thousands of workers” no longer hostage. “We get this really not solved as long as the government is at an end, and that we have also made clear.”Read also the American House of Representatives votes for termination shutdown
“But that was it, ' Schumer further. “He said that he the government for a very long time closed would keep for months and even for years.” the
Trump himself also gave a statement after the talks. According to him it was “a very, very, very productive conversation” and he feels that there is indeed a “lot of progress” made. He said that this weekend a group will gather to “determine what we on the border are going to do”. The president did not say who in that group will be seated.
The partial shutdown of the U.s. government is now in its third week in gone. Many public services are closed and hundreds of thousands of civil servants are sitting at home or only do the necessary work, without being paid to be because there is still no budget for the new year.
Reason is that president Trump five billion dollars extra calls for the wall between the United States and Mexico. The Democrats, who since yesterday have the majority in the House of Representatives, to deny that categoriek. They agreed on yesterday, two proposals to the public authorities to re-open, but Trump refuses to sign. Meanwhile, the government is on lock.