Standing Next to Conte, Trumps Says He’ll ‘Consider’ Shutdown Over Border Policy

By Juliette Rocheleau
Posted July 30, 2018 at 7:48pm
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During a news conference on Monday with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, President Donald Trump spoke about Congress’ need to prioritize border security. While he emphasized he would be “willing to consider” a shutdown if no funding for the border is provided in government funding measures that Congress is expected to pass in the fall, his tone was softer than Sunday’s all-out threat.