US President Donald Trump says Congress must approve a government spending package before the summer break in August, otherwise lawmakers would have to stay in Washington.
Trump also said in his Saturday tweet that the funding bill should include money for border security and a wall on the border with Mexico.
In addition, he pointed to delays confirming hundreds of people he had nominated to serve in his administration, accusing Democrats of obstruction.
The Senate should get funding done before the August break, or NOT GO HOME. Wall and Border Security should be included. Also waiting for approval of almost 300 nominations, worst in history. Democrats are doing everything possible to obstruct, all they know how to do. STAY!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2018
In March, Congress approved a $1.3 trillion spending bill to fund the government through the end of September.
The US president wanted as much as $25 billion for…