House Speaker Pelosi: Ready to Meet Trump Any Time Over Shutdown

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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she was ready to meet with President Donald Trump any time to discuss an end to the partial government shutdown as lawmakers prepared to vote on various bills to end the standoff.

“He’s the president of the United States. We meet with him any time he wants to meet,” Pelosi, the House’s top Democrat told reporters at a weekly news conference.

Pelosi also said Democrats were not negotiating any counter-offers behind the scenes and that they were continuing to efforts to reopen the government after finding lapsed Dec. 22. She said, however, that there would be some border security provisions within legislation Democrats are preparing for funding the Department of Homeland Security.

Pelosi said she was optimistic that Republicans in the Senate will look favorably on a House of Representatives proposal to reopen the government until Feb. 8. The Senate was to vote on the plan later Thursday. Democrats took control of the House earlier this month following their November election gains.

(Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by David Alexander and Bill Trott)

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Qaz Wiz
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the lies are self evident …
While she was doing Hula in Hawaii – Trump was waiting for her in Washington (he canceled his vacation to get shutdown by passed) BUT NO NONO NANCY
While she was making plans for a European and Middle Eastern gad about… Trump Was in Washington looking to deal for a shutdown by pass. once again NO NONO NANCY
While she was complaining about how Trump reminded her the military transportation budget was shut down to non-essential trips TRUMP WAS STILL WAITING

Judy Smith
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Nancy lies a whole lot, too. Just making sure everyone knows it.

WellHungChad
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Pelosi was so concerned about getting government workers back to work, she planned a boondoggle to Europe and the Middle East during the shutdown fun. Poor Nancy got spanked when President Trump shut that down. Meanwhile, 39 Democrat congress creatures with over 100 of their closest lobbyist friends traveled to sun and fun in Puerto Rico. This is how concerned “The People’s Party” is about their “People”! What a laugh!!!

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