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Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus said they would back President Trump if he opted to veto the continuing resolution needed to avert a government shutdown if the stopgap bill doesn't provide his requested $5 billion for a wall along the southern border.
During special order speeches on the floor Wednesday evening, conservatives argued it could be their last chance to obtain the levels of funding they say is necessary to secure the border before Democrats take back the majority in the lower chamber next month.
“Mr. President, we're going to back you up if you veto this — back you up,” Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) said. “If you veto this bill, we'll be there, more importantly, the American people will be there. They'll be there to support you. Let's build the wall and make sure we do our job in Congress. ...