Trump news: President demands billions for border wall as Pelosi says he 'isn't worth' impeaching

Trump news: President demands billions for border wall as Pelosi says he 'isn't worth' impeachingDonald Trump will reportedly ask Congress for $ 8.6bn (£6.6bn) to build his southern border wall on Monday under proposals for his 2020 fiscal budget, a $ 3bn (£2.3bn) increase on his last estimate for the job. The White House is proposing $ 2.7trn (£2trn) in spending cuts for the year beginning 1 October, a reduction of 5 percent across all non-defence agencies while military funding is boosted to $ 750bn (£577bn). Senior Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer were quick to shoot down the proposals, saying the president had “hurt millions of Americans and caused widespread chaos” with the recent 35-day government shutdown and warning: “Congress refused to fund his wall and he was forced to admit defeat and reopen the government.



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