President Trump on Monday said he is standing by his demand for border wall funding, dismissing calls from one of his top Republican allies to temporarily reopen the government.
Asked by reporters about Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-S.C.) suggestion that Trump sign a stopgap spending bill to buy more time for talks, Trump responded, “I did reject it.”
“I’m not interested. I want to get it solved. I don’t want to just delay it. I want to get it solved,” he said.
The comments come on the 24th day of the partial government shutdown and underscore that there is no end in sight to the standoff over wall funding.
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