Political fireworks erupted in the Oval Office between President Trump, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi over border wall funding. 'I am proud to shut down the government for border security, Chuck,' Trump said. 'People in this country don't want criminals and people that have lots of problems and drugs pouring into our country. I will take the mantle. I will be the one to shut it down. I won't blame you for it. The last time, you shut it down. It didn't work. I will take the mantle of shutting it down. The three were scheduled to meet at the White House to come to an agreement on border funding to avert a potential government shut down. No agreement was made.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.