Shocking no one, the Democrats rebuffed President Trump’s attempt to have them over to the White House for a lunch meeting and boycotted the event en masse.
Stubborn does not begin to describe those on the left who refuse to come to the table and make a deal.
This is political theater of the worst kind and they should be ashamed of themselves. They voted many times in the past for border walls and barriers.
But because President Trump wants it done the answer is absolutely not because they want to destroy him politically.
They think this is their chance to break Trump from his base and they are sorely misguided because the wall is a metaphor and they will crash upon it, not Trump.
From Fox News: Congressional Democrats on Tuesday rejected President Trump’s invitation to a lunch meeting at the White House to discuss border security, in the latest sign that both sides of the government shutdown standoff remain entrenched in their positions with no compromise in sight.
A senior administration official told Fox News that the president had invited Democrats to join his lunch with members of Congress in the Roosevelt Room shortly after noon.
But moments before the session, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that nobody took them up on the offer.
“The President has a proposal on the table that includes additional technology at ports of entry, allows minors from Central America to seek asylum in their home country, and physical barriers between ports of entry made of steel instead of concrete,” she said.
“Today, the President offered both Democrats and Republicans the chance to meet for lunch at the White House. Unfortunately, no Democrats will attend.
The President looks forward to having a working lunch with House Republicans to solve the border crisis and reopen the government.
“It’s time for the Democrats to come to the table and make a deal.”
She said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Ch