Trump cool to border deal; plan pays for fencing, not a wall | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Trump cool to border deal; plan pays for fencing, not a wall

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he was "not happy" about the bipartisan border security compromise negotiated by congressional leaders, but he gave no indication whether he would sign it before the midnight Friday deadline and avoid another government shutdown.

In his first comments since learning details of the deal, Trump said he would have to study it more before deciding what to do. The compromise includes $1.375 billion for new fencing along the border, far short of the $5.7 billion he demanded for a wall -- and less even than the deal that he rejected in December, triggering a 35-day partial government shutdown.

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