Trump wants to ask Congress for more border wall money


CNBC—President Donald Trump has previously threatened to shut down the government at the end of September if lawmakers do not meet his border wall funding demands.

Trump says he will ask lawmakers for more funding for border wall. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will ask Congress for an increase in funding for his proposed wall along the border with Mexico so it can be finished quickly. Speaking to reporters during a meeting on immigration with Republican lawmakers at the White House, Trump said Republicans would make border security a centerpiece of their campaigns ahead of congressional elections in November. The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a Republican …