Trump says shutdown a ‘gift’ from Democrats


U.S. President Donald Trump said in a string of early Saturday tweets that the Federal Government shutdown was a “gift” from Democrats to mark his first anniversary in the office.


Trump also laid the entire blame of the stalemate at the doorstep of Democrats whom he accused of obstructing measures to keep the government running and pushed for more Republicans to be elected into congress in 2018.

The 45th president of the U.S. was inaugurated on Jan. 20, 2017, after defeating arch-rival Democratic Hillary Clinton by Electoral College in the Nov. 8, 2016 poll, but lost the popular votes to her.

Trump said: “Democrats are far more concerned with Illegal Immigrants than they are with our great Military or Safety at our dangerous Southern Border.

“They could have easily made a deal but decided to play Shutdown politics instead. #WeNeedMoreRepublicansIn18 in order to…

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