Trump threatens to veto spending bill over DACA, border wall

Trump stands in front of border wall prototype with law enforcement officers in green behind him
Photo: Mandel Ngan / Getty

President Trump tweeted that he's considering a veto on the 1.3 trillion dollar spending bill that passed through Congress early Friday morning because "the 800,000 plus DACA recipients have been totally abandoned by the Democrats (not even mentioned in Bill) and the BORDER WALL." He later tweeted that he will hold a news conference at 1 pm to discuss the spending bill.

Why it matters: Just yesterday, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney and White House Legislative Director Marc Short told reporters that Trump would sign the bill and touted that it provided more money and more mileage for border barriers than the administration had asked for.