“They no longer care what is right for our country”
January 17, 2019
As they government enters a 26th day of a partial shutdown, President Trump has declared that the left has become “totally unhinged” and no longer cares about what the right course of action for the country is.
Trump fired out the tweet early Thursday:
The Left has become totally unhinged. They no longer care what is Right for our Countrty!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 17, 2019
Trump may have been responding to the fact that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer both independently told the media that Trump’s State of the Union speech at the end of the month should be delayed or canceled if the shutdown carries on.
“If it continues to be closed on the 29th, I think it’s a good idea to delay it until the government is open,” Schumer told reporters.
Pelosi said that under Constitutional law, Trump should submit the address to the Congress in written form.
Addressing the root cause of the shutdown on Wednesday, Trump pointed the finger at ‘radical Democrats’:
It is becoming more and more obvious that the Radical Democrats are a Party of open borders and crime. They want nothing to do with the major Humanitarian Crisis on our Southern Border. #2020!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 16, 2019
His comments came on the same day as the President signed a bill to compensate federal employees who are still working without pay.
“[T]he President signed… the ‘Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019,’ which requires the compensation of government employees for wages lost, work performed, or leave used during a lapse in appropriations that begins on or after December 22, 2018,” a White House statement read.
In a further tweet, Trump noted that walls have been placed to secure borders all over the world, and that they have been…