President Trump noted that Democrats supported a border wall until he asked for it. These and other remarks highlighted the President’s trip to Iraq to visit troops, a surprise gesture that reinforced his stance on the Middle East after announcing a full withdrawal from Syria and a partial withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Fox & Friends noted that Vice President Mike Pence offered to split the difference with Democrats, asking for $2.5 billion instead of the $5 billion the President has been asking for so far.
The only question at this point is who is going to blink first in this destructive game of chicken both sides are playing. Every day does more damage to tens of thousands of families who are not getting paid.