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Master “Negotiator” Trump Just Caved On His Wall, Deal Failed

Master “Negotiator” Trump Just Caved On His Wall, Deal Failed

White House officials are quietly signaling that they are already capitulating on the fight to fund the border wall, recognizing that the great “dealmaker” will once again be forced to admit defeat on one of his signature campaign promises..

President Trump has threatened to allow the government to shut down if the next Congressional spending bill doesn’t include any funding for his wall, desperately needing a victory as the 100-day mark approaches without a single Trump achievement.

But the New York Times is now reporting that “he would settle for additional funds for border security — potentially including at least part of the wall, according to a senior administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity,” a result that will not appease his base, which is very much expecting a literal wall.

It appears that Trump doesn’t have the support he needs on Capitol Hill, much of his political capital having been already squandered on previous defeats. Not a single politician from the border states are in favor of constructing the wall.The increasingly unpopular Republicans in Congress cannot afford to take the blame for a government shutdown, having already been humiliated by their inability to pass an Obamacare replacement bill earlier this year.

The increasingly unpopular Republicans in Congress cannot afford to take the blame for a government shutdown, having already been humiliated by their inability to pass an Obamacare replacement bill earlier this year.

Trump’s proposed “big beautiful” wall across the Mexican border would be enormously expensive and would be largely ineffective at halting the flow of drugs into the United States as Trump promises it would. 

The signal from the White House that they are already backing off on paying for the border wall means that Trump will have failed to have followed through on a single one of his campaign promises.

It will be very entertaining watching how his fans will try spin this one.

What do you think?

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