Pete King Border Wall Not Racist or Bigoted

He highlighted the issue in a pair of tweets, while top administration officials took to Sunday news shows to reiterate that wall funding remains high on the White House wish list for any bill coming out of Congress. As Politifact explains, the report said that in 2011, $4.2 billion in child tax credits was paid to people filing income taxes using an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) instead of a Social Security number. It did not mention Mexicans or any other nationalities. "I think the Republicans on the border states do not support the wall", said Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D) California.

"The Department of Treasury, several years ago, under the Obama administration, said that if you change the regulations and enforced it properly, you would save up to $4 billion a year", he said.

Mulvaney downplayed the likelihood of a shutdown, simply saying that the White House wants funding for border security.

In a subsequent tweet, he wrote: "Eventually, but at a later date so we can get started early, Mexico will be paying, in some form, for the badly needed border wall".

The president's tweets appeared after White House budget director Mick Mulvaney accused Democrats of "holding hostage national security" by opposing $1.5 billion to help build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, one of Trump's top campaign pledges. "I don't know yet", Trump said when he was asked about a bill without funding for the wall.

With less than a week to pass a new spending bill, negotiations between the White House, Republicans and Democrats are ramping up to avoid a government shutdown on April 29.

Mulvaney has said that the administration is willing to negotiate with Democrats - funding insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in exchange for support for wall funding. The government will shut down at midnight Friday if Congress can not agree on one.

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"Our goal is not to reduce it 50, 60, 70 percent but to end illegality, create a lawful system of immigration where people apply to come here, they wait their turn". Mulvaney said talks between Republicans and Democrats could produce an agreement as early as Sunday.

"I think it goes without saying that the president has been pretty straightforward about his desire and the need for a border wall", Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly said in an interview with CNN's "State of the Union" that aired Sunday. "We'll negotiate with the Democrats".

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, in an interview on NBC's Meet the Press, said the budget only needs enough "for us to get going on the wall".

The president has repeatedly asserted that Mexico would pay for the wall, which he says is necessary to stop the flow of immigrants and drug smugglers illegally crossing the border.

Priebus said the administration expects "the priorities of the president to be reflected" in a budget.

Sessions implied other actions at the border and in trade could pay for the wall, although he said he did not expect the Mexican government itself to foot the bill.

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