Sep 20, 2018
Trump tells Republicans to "GET TOUGH" on border wall funding
President Trump returned to a favorite topic — the funding for his proposed border wall — in a Thursday morning tweet.
"I want to know, where is the money for Border Security and the WALL in this ridiculous Spending Bill, and where will it come from after the Midterms? Dems are obstructing Law Enforcement and Border Security. REPUBLICANS MUST FINALLY GET TOUGH!"
Our thought bubble, from Axios' Jonathan Swan: "After the midterms" is the only important part of this tweet. Trump has privately promised Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell that he won't shut down the government before the election — but nobody I've spoken to who's involved in the process feels 100% confident that he'll keep his word.