The Latest: Trump jokes about replacing Haley, takes it back

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):


1:07 p.m.

There was a bit of awkwardness during President Donald Trump’s lunch with U.N. diplomats when he done an undiplomatic criticism about Nikki Haley, his envoy to a U.N.

Trump was kicking off Monday’s lunch with ambassadors of countries on a U.N. Security Council when he asked a room if they favourite Haley, a U.S. envoy to a U.N.

Trump pronounced that if they didn’t, “she could simply be replaced.”

The criticism sparked some awkwardness, though seemed to be taken in jest. Haley and others collected around a extensive list laughed.

Trump fast positive Haley her pursuit was safe. “I promise, we don’t do that,” Trump said, and praised Haley for doing a “fantastic job.”

Haley has been one of a Trump administration’s many outspoken members, holding a tough line on Russia and Syria and revelation North Korea not to give a U.S. “a reason” to fight.

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12:40 p.m.

President Donald Trump is job for “big reforms” to a United Nations and criticizing a doing of new events in Syria and North Korea.

Trump is assembly with ambassadors of countries on a U.N. Security Council during a White House.

He says he’s prolonged deliberate a classification an “underperformer.” But he says he also thinks it has “tremendous potential.”

He says, “You only don’t see a United Nations, like, elucidate conflicts. we consider that’s going to start function now.”

Trump is job a organization’s response to a chemical weapons conflict in Syria a “great disappointment.” And he says a legislature should be prepared to levy additional sanctions on North Korea.

He adds that a nation is “a genuine hazard to a world, either we wish to speak about it or not.”

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10:25 a.m.

Congress’ dual tip Democrats contend negotiators could finish a check check by Friday averting a supervision shutdown if President Donald Trump stepped behind from his final for income to build a limit wall with Mexico.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer pronounced in a Monday discussion call with reporters that Trump is risking a sovereign shutdown “by shoving this wall down Congress’ and a American people’s throats.”

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi pronounced Trump’s debate guarantee to build a wall didn’t embody profitable for it by holding “food out of a mouths of babies” and slicing other programs.

The dual leaders’ call came during a week heading adult to subsequent weekend’s 100th day of Trump’s presidency. They contend a duration has been noted by Trump’s damaged promises to assistance working-class Americans.

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9 a.m.

President Donald Trump says that a limit wall with Mexico would be an “important tool” for interlude a upsurge of drugs into a United States.

Trump tweeted Monday that, “the Wall is a really critical apparatus in interlude drugs from pouring into a nation and poisoning a girl (and many others)!”

Trump approaches a mystic 100-day symbol for his administration this week, renewing his final that a must-pass supervision appropriation check should embody income for a wall.

In a twitter Sunday, Trump jabbed during Democrats, who energetically conflict wall funding.

He said, “the Democrats don’t wish income from check going to limit wall notwithstanding a fact that it will stop drugs and really bad MS 13 squad members.”

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7:45 a.m.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says President Donald Trump has thrown “a gorilla wrench” into congressional talks on a catch-all spending check with his insistence that a magnitude includes start-up income for a wall along a U.S. limit with Mexico.

Schumer tells MSNBC “this wall is un-thought-out and doesn’t work.” He says Trump’s opinion toward negotiate over a short-term appropriation check to avert a supervision shutdown after this week “can’t be my approach or a highway.”

The New York Democrat says he speaks with Trump spasmodic and pronounced that “my recommendation to a boss is to start gripping some of your promises.”

Schumer asserted that Trump “seems to be in a small burble with some very, really abounding people.”

Speaking of a president’s guarantee of a vital taxation renovate effort, Schumer says, “If a immeasurable infancy of his taxation cuts are going to go to a wealthy, he won’t be means to work with us.”

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3:15 a.m.

With a check deadline looming, President Donald Trump skeleton a whirlwind of activities seeking to prominence accomplishments while putting uninformed vigour on congressional Democrats to compensate for a wall on a U.S.-Mexico border, even if that vigour risks a probable supervision shutdown.

Trump approaches a mystic 100-day symbol for his administration this entrance week sophistry a renewed health caring pull and his final that a must-pass supervision appropriation check should embody income for a wall.

In a twitter Sunday, Trump jabbed during Democrats, who energetically conflict wall funding. “The Democrats don’t wish income from check going to limit wall notwithstanding a fact that it will stop drugs and really bad MS 13 squad members.”

He added: “Eventually, though during a after date so we can get started early, Mexico will be paying, in some form, for a badly indispensable limit wall.”

The 100-day symbol falls on Saturday, a same day supervision could close down but a check deal. Trump has announced a convene in Pennsylvania that day.

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