Trump walks out of talks with Democratic leaders after Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer refused to fund his planned US-Mexico border wall
US President Donald Trump has walked out of a 14-minute meeting with Democratic leaders, as negotiations broke down on the 19th day of a US government shutdown.
The Republican president ended yesterday’s talks, after Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer stuck by their refusal to fund his proposed US-Mexico border wall. Mr Trump called his meeting with Chuck and Nancy "a total waste of time".
Some 800,000 federal workers will go without pay this week for the first time since the shutdown began.
Meanwhile, President Trump tweeted afterwards that he had said "bye-bye" to the top Democrats
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