Ernst Wants Border Secure, But Not Gov’t Shutdown

Statewide Iowa —┬áPresident Donald Trump has been going back and forth with Democratic leaders about including money in the budget to build a wall to stop illegal immigration — and says he would be proud to shut down the government to get it. Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, says she doesn’t want to see that happen.

Ernst is a Republican from Red Oak and says while it doesn’t appear either side wants to back down, she is hopeful.

Ernst says it will not be easy to get done.

Ernst made her comments during a conference call with reporters