Trump warns federal shutdown coming: ‘I don’t see a deal!’

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President Trump warned Tuesday that a government shutdown next month could be unavoidable, and he blamed Democratic leaders for forcing it because he said they want to block funding for a borer wall and raise taxes.

The president cast doubt on the ability to reach a budget deal before the Dec. 8 deadline in a tweet just hours before a meeting with congressional leadership, including Democratic leaders Sen. Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi.

“Meeting with ‘Chuck and Nancy’ today about keeping government open and working. Problem is they want illegal immigrants flooding into our Country unchecked, are weak on Crime and …

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