Trump signs spending bill after threatening veto over immigration

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President Donald Trump is threatening to shut down the government, tweeting that he is considering vetoing the $1.3 trillion spending bill Congress passed at 1 am Friday because it does not reflect his immigration priorities. "Had to waste money on Dem giveaways in order to take care of military pay increase and new equipment", Trump said.

"It's not right and it's very bad for our country", he said. He said he had "no choice" but to sign it because the military needed to be funded.

"Therefore, as a matter of national security, I've signed this omnibus budget bill".

"I can't sit here and tell you and your viewers that we love everything in the bill", he said on Fox. "I'm not gonna do it again", he warned.

Mulvaney insisted that Democrats view DACA "as a political weapon.They want to use the permit holders as political pawns in their game".

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Trump had wanted an agreement with Democrats on protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients for the sake of getting more funding for his border wall. Without any action in Congress, the fate of DACA, which the Trump administration pledged to end this year, is now tied up in courts. But a congressional GOP source told Fox News talks broke drown after Democrats pushed for a path to citizenship to include also those who are now eligible - expanding those covered to 1.8 million.

The bill expected pass in the senate on March 23 ahead of a government shutdown deadline. Trump visited the prototypes this month and has expressed preference for a see-through capability, heeding advice from senior Border Patrol officials. But House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and the White House pushed back against conservative concerns on Thursday, saying it provided for 100 miles of border construction.

In January, the administration proposed $25 billion over 10 years for the wall in a package that would have included a path to citizenship for 1.8 million young immigrants and sharp cuts to legal immigration.

In all, 90 House Republicans, including many from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, voted against the bill, as did two dozen Republicans in the Senate. Other Republicans approved of the deal, pointing to a massive increase in military and infrastructure spending as well as funding to help combat the nation's opioid crisis.

The bill also does not defund so-called "sanctuary cities," something the White House specifically called on Congress to do.

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