Great to see how hard Republicans are fighting for our Military and Safety at the Border. The Dems just want illegal immigrants to pour into our nation unchecked. If stalemate continues, Republicans should go to 51% (Nuclear Option) and vote on real, long term budget, no C.R.’s!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 21, 2018
White House budget director Mick Mulvaney responds to President Trump’s tweet that called for Senate Republicans to employ the so-called “nuclear option” to end the government shutdown, which would require only a simple majority rather than the current 60-vote threshold.