'We're looking for landmines' in border bill, Trump says, before he'll sign it

Congressional negotiators on Wednesday were scrambling to hammer out the final language of a bill based on their "agreement in principle" on border security.
2:37 | 02/13/19

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Transcript for 'We're looking for landmines' in border bill, Trump says, before he'll sign it
Effortlessly through week. We're well we haven't gotten it yet. We'll be getting it will be looking for her land mines could you could have that in it's been known to happen before it people. But we have not got that yet it'll be sent to us at some point. And we'll take a very serious look at it. We have a lot of things happening right now we're building a lot of wall right now with money that we already have and when people see what we're doing I think they'll be very surprised would doing a lot of work and we have planned to do a lot of work but I have not seen it yet. I appreciate all the work the Republicans have done because it really give going against. The radical left. It's a radical left. And they're going against it very hard and fighting. But we're very good shape and it wouldn't take a look at it when it comes I don't want to see shut down shut down would be a terrible thing. I think the point was made with a less shut down people realized how bad. The water is how unsafe the border is. I think a lot of good points what make but I don't want to see another when there's no reason for it. And with a look at the legislation when it comes and then I'll make a determination that our yeah. Money this time it what was on the table. Actually it will be. Regardless of what I do you know we or have as you know a lot of money where we're building existing wall what is existing funds. About have a lot of options. Just like we do with Venezuela we have in the water. And we have a lot of options a lot of things are happening very positive things. You know the numbers are almost when he three billion dollars which you know report too often it's about an 8% increase over last year. So if you look at the total funding it's over it's almost up to 23 billion dollars or about 8% higher. The border area. Is happening it's going to happen at a really rapid pace we're giving out contracts right now. And we're gonna have a great wall it's going to be great powerful wall people will not be able to get through that war very easily. Had. I think you see that I think you see it happening is very important it also have technology. Have drones everything else we have. If you look at the other elements ice Monday. Will be complete we have other things happening which people are talking about we've got a lot of funds for a lot of other things but with a wolf they wanna be stingy. What we have option is that. Most people don't really understand.

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