President Donald Trump will remain in Washington, DC, although the Senate has actually adjourned up until after Christmas.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders validated that the president would remain at the White Home, while First Lady Melania Trump would return from their Mar-a-Lago turn to spend Christmas together with the family.
The very first woman and their child Barron Trump left earlier in the week for the Christmas vacation in Florida.
Parts of the federal government closed down after Senate Democrats refused to pass financing legislation passed by your house that consisted of $5 billion in financing for border security.
The Senate adjourned up until Thursday, as Senators flew home for Christmas.
Trump defended his position, noting that he won an election campaigning for a strong physical barrier on the Southern border.
” The crisis of unlawful activity at our Southern Border is genuine and will not stop till we construct an excellent Steel Barrier or Wall,” he composed on Twitter. “Let work start!”
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer continued to complain that the shutdown was the outcome of a “Trump temper tantrum” regardless of legislation that funded the federal government having passed in the Republican-led Home.
House Democrats will take the majority in January, led by future Speaker Nancy Pelosi.