In the dispute over the wall on the border to Mexico, US President, Donald Trump has hit a peak with the representatives of the Democrats abruptly abandoned. It was “a total waste of time,” wrote Trump on Wednesday on Twitter.

He had asked the democratic Chairman of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi, whether you will agree to the money for a wall, if he is to end the government shutdown. You’ve said no, and he ended the Meeting, he added.

The democratic Leader in the Senate, Chuck Schumer, said the same time in front of journalists that the President had asked Pelosi whether the required wall support. As Pelosi did this in the negative, Trump got up and left.

The dispute over the Trump required border wall is the reason for the “Shutdown”, since shortly before Christmas, parts of the government to a standstill. An end to the budget dispute and of the partial Government shutdown is not in sight.

Trump wants to agree to a new budget law, if there is expenditure in the amount of 5.7 billion dollars for the construction of a wall are provided. The Democrats – to refuse the financing of the ramparts.

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