Every opportunity Paul Rino gets to poke President Trump in the eye or embarrass him publicly, he is all over it.
Now, Rino is saying that Congress will strip from the budget the funding President Trump is requesting for the first phase of his border wall.
According to CBS, Ryan suggested that Congress won’t fulfill the Trump administration’s request for additional money for the Department of Homeland Security for the border wall for this year, though he said there will be funding for border security.
“The big chunk of money for the wall, really, is…next fiscal year’s appropriations because they literally can’t start construction even this quickly,” he said. (Oh, yes they can!)
In its initial budget blueprint released earlier this month, the White House had requested $1.4 billion for the current fiscal year to fund the initial developments of the wall. Democrats have suggested they would oppose any spending bill that includes money for the proposed wall.