First, You Win the Argument

By Jackie Gingrich:

Tuesday’s heated discussion among President Donald Trump, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., was must-see TV for anyone who cares about the country.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss a possible continuing resolution to fund the government through the holidays. By the end of the meeting, Trump had left no doubt that he wants the resolution to include funding for the southwest border wall.

Pelosi and Schumer stuck to their “We don’t need a wall for safety” talking point and repeatedly stated that they did not want to shut down government.

Trump made it clear that he cares passionately about border security. He was serious, sincere, forceful and glad to talk in front of the cameras. As French President Emmanuel Macron faces national riots and Prime Minister Teresa May faces a possible no-confidence vote from her own party, Trump was portraying care, concern and strength.

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