Trump Offers Up ‘Peaches’ As Possible Name For Border Wall

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 11: U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a round-table discussion on border security and safe communities with State, local, and community leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Janu... WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 11: U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a round-table discussion on border security and safe communities with State, local, and community leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House on January 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. As the second-longest government shut down continues, Democrats and Republicans have not found a compromise for border security funding and President Donald Trump's proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 11, 2019 3:56 pm
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Speaking to reporters on Friday, President Trump harped on his hope that Congress will negotiate and fund his border wall and suggested he didn’t care about getting credit for pushing the issue.

“I don’t care what they name it,” he said, referencing the wall. “They can name it peaches.”

Trump also told reporters he’d rather give Congress time to make the “easy” decision, rather than have his administration declare a national emergency in order to secure the funding.

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