President Donald Trump just dropped a major bombshell about the rumored impending shutdown.
According to The Hill, Trump admitted to reporters that “I don’t want to see a shutdown. Shutdown would be a terrible thing.” He went on to say that there’s “no reason” for another shutdown.
A funding bill will reach President Trump’s desk for approval Friday. If he chooses not to sign the bill, the nation will enter another government shutdown.
Trump’s announcement comes as a major surprise. The proposed spending bill including only $1.3 billion for a border barrier and it was rumored that Trump is on the verge of rejecting it. However, since ending the last shutdown in late January, Trump’s approval ratings have skyrocketed. Initiating another shutdown could be potentially devastating.
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