We’ve been working with House and Senate leadership, and our goal is to continue to do what’s necessary to fund the government. “Right, but is it your goal in that process to obtain the president’s spending cut priorities and spending allocation priorities, or avoid a shutdown?” a reporter asked. “Right now you can’t do both.” “Well, I don’t necessarily — I think we’ve made it very clear that we want border wall funding. We want greater latitude to deny federal grants to sanctuary cities. We want hiring of immigration agents, and we want $30 billion to infuse the military budget. Those are our priorities,” Spicer said.

Source: WH ‘Confident’ There Will Be No Government Shutdown

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