by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/01/19, 01:03 pm
WASHINGTON—With another possible partial government shutdown just two weeks away, President Donald Trump said Thursday he doubts whether lawmakers will reach a compromise on border security. The White House maintains that any long-term funding deal must include money for a wall along the southern U.S. border. The president believes negotiating with Congress will be a “waste of time” because of the Democrats’ staunch opposition to a wall, he told The New York Times on Thursday.