Trump Threatens a Government Shutdown over His Wall: A Closer Look

  • Published on Dec 21, 2018
  • Seth takes a closer look at President Trump threatening a government shutdown over funding for his border wall just as he faces the most serious legal peril of his presidency.
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Comments • 2 626

  • Gerard Labrecque

    Truth isn’t truth?

  • Gerard Labrecque

    Paul Ryan at his best

  • Gina Ke
    Gina Ke 23 days ago

    WTF is spineless Paul Ryan doing now?

  • Jesse F
    Jesse F 2 months ago

    OMG Idiocracy is real!

  • Jesse F
    Jesse F 2 months ago +2

    OMG Idiocracy is real!

  • Harrison Jourdan
    Harrison Jourdan 2 months ago

    Anyone else get most of their news form night shows so they can stay sane?

  • Phoenix Blue
    Phoenix Blue 3 months ago +1

    Miller reminds me of Gabe from the Office, just way more creepy

  • Judi Bickford
    Judi Bickford 3 months ago

    Political Genius. My ten year old nephew is smarter than the President. OMG! Someone on Fox News doubts him.

  • Moop Poop Zippp
    Moop Poop Zippp 4 months ago

    Politicians in this country will become polarized for a wall when Millions of Americans Are dying in our own country From Vietnam type tactics Already threatened by Venezuela's acting president.

  • Shawn
    Shawn 4 months ago

    4:04 theres $600 million of money the trumpf criminal administration already secured to build 30-35 miles of the wall OVER PROTECTED BUTTERFLY RESERVE AREAS

    LOOK IT UP! :((((

  • shadowcat 10110
    shadowcat 10110 4 months ago

    Ta xxv returns...... he is such as liar

  • Rich Pasquin
    Rich Pasquin 4 months ago

    Clown talk about real issues,traitor paid by deep state. JOHN PODESTA CAUGHT UP IN MASSIVE TREASONOUS ACT, INDICTMENT COMING? Mueller is in a MAJOR conflict of interests,every conviction could be overturned by the courts. No walls no borders, no USA. Lived 10 years in Florida where illegal Latinos used Mexico as a revolving door to the rest of Latin America, in and out of Florida. WE WANT JUSTICE for the abuse of Trump and the 63 Million people that voted for him. Both Pelosi and Schumer are dangerous for the country. Deep state and Soros paying for the destruction of America via the Dems.

  • Traugott Müller
    Traugott Müller 4 months ago

    "Truth isn't truth"!

  • TexanTube
    TexanTube 4 months ago

    "The wall will be see-through".....bulletproof plexiglass? XD

  • Zeek M
    Zeek M 5 months ago

    To all those that hate President Trump, The truth is I want you dead and President Trump helps me accomplish that objective much faster.
    So keep running your mouths, whining and lamenting - It's music to my ears.
    Without you seth has nobody to feed his narcissism.

  • Zeek M
    Zeek M 5 months ago

    For all of you who believe mexico is not paying for the wall you're greatly mistaken.
    We're taking the money from EL Chapo and friends.
    For those that believe President Trump is AN EMBARRASSING ,,LYING DEMENTED , PSYCHOPATHIC BUFFOON.
    Those are the very reasons I voted for him, in the hopes that he would actually kill you.

    • Dark Eagle
      Dark Eagle 4 months ago +1

      El Chapo?? You're kidding right? Right?....

  • Noufal Shajahan
    Noufal Shajahan 5 months ago


  • KoPLeaderKiactu
    KoPLeaderKiactu 5 months ago +1

    Asking as an American for an outside look to a German, is America being a bit of a hypocrite right now?

  • Tracor3k99
    Tracor3k99 5 months ago +1

    But but but but... Trump said mexico was paying for it!!! I'm shocked! Who knew he was going to lie about that and many many many many many many many many many many many other things... Jeees
    Bubba J

  • Chris Garcia
    Chris Garcia 5 months ago

    What kind of invasion requires Trump shifting our tax dollars from other departments for the wall when, so far, only three cans of tear gas, tossed over the current fence have been warding off the immigrants?

  • Jesse Holguin
    Jesse Holguin 5 months ago

    Steve the genius can't spell

  • Mijnendonckx Bart
    Mijnendonckx Bart 5 months ago

    So when are you sending back lady liberty to france.

  • tcdahn7
    tcdahn7 5 months ago

    I hope he doesn't get impeached. I want him prosecuted after his term so he can't get pardoned by Pence.

  • Paul Rutter
    Paul Rutter 5 months ago

    What a great point on why wasn’t it approved of being built when Trumphole also had the GOP strengthened Senate and Congress. It tells me the GOP isn’t really supportive of a wall.

    ART DECO 5 months ago


    ART DECO 5 months ago


  • Dan
    Dan 5 months ago

    Federal employees are constrained by Hatch Act when it comes to partisan political activities. AGFE 's Law Suit against Government for violation of the FLSA is evidence a majority of Federal Employees not supporting this Shutdown. Instead of following the rule of law and bargaining (negotiating) in good faith, the President is disproportionately punishing the little guy with this Partisan Political shutdown. By politicizing government operations, the President is showing how unworthy he is to be the leader of the USA. U. S. Presidents are supposed to be trustworthy and honest, not fickle and dishonest. Tragically, the Republican Party is being complicit in the lies, crimes and inability to govern in a civil manner. One of the primary jobs of the President and Congress is to operate the government in a non-partisan manner. There should never be ANY government closures based on budget matters. Holding employees hostage and forcing them to work without pay violates the FLSA - as noted herein, there are law suits regarding the FLSA matter right now. And, forced labor is a violation of the 13th Amendment. Any Supreme Court worth its salt would immediately issue an injunction stopping the forced labor without pay. Any Congress worth its salt would pass veto-proof government funding bills to get the government functioning. Any President worth their salt would never allow a shutdown for partisan political reasons. Note: while compelling work without pay is not as brutal as the slavery of old, compelling work without pay is one component of slavery. If there was a law requiring payment of salary, even in the event of government closure, there would never be any closures as there would be no reason to shutter the government. And a closure based on partisan politics is not only illegal and wrong, it hurts the poor and lower income folks A LOT more than the rich. For 2020, if you want to get out the vote, get involved by leading the way on getting a Statewide citizen generated referendum onto your State's Ballot. Get one referendum onto the State Ballot that people care about and that impacts them as individuals and the citizens will vote!

    INSERT HUMANITY 5 months ago

    I'm not saying it's true, but if a foreign government or domestic movement were trying to discredit, dismantle, and weaken a country, this is exactly what it would look like.

  • wolfmoon256
    wolfmoon256 5 months ago


  • Elias Thomas
    Elias Thomas 5 months ago

    Reminds me of Rome, how their Legions weren't paid because some clowns were playing politics.

  • Zebafella1
    Zebafella1 5 months ago +1

    Seth your a #puppet and #clueless smh

    • Zebafella1
      Zebafella1 4 months ago +1

      @Dani O lmao if You and blind Mice say so

    • Dani O
      Dani O 4 months ago

      How about this hashtag... #PresidentCave

  • TheLostinspaceguy
    TheLostinspaceguy 5 months ago

    Stephen Miller is Creepier than Andrew Cunanan!

  • Abe Kampman
    Abe Kampman 5 months ago +1

    trump may not work much, but he's got you beat.

    • Dani O
      Dani O 4 months ago


  • Zachary Esh
    Zachary Esh 5 months ago

    No-one but Seth Meyers sounds like an idiot in this video...

  • Persiansweetcat1
    Persiansweetcat1 5 months ago

    This proves yet again that trump is not a politician and will never learn how to be one. He doesn’t have any idea how to run a country, be diplomatic, not cry if he doesn’t get something he wanted and try to be patient. This proves that trump has always been and will always be an narcissistic 6 year old who will never grow up!!!!!

  • Theodore Braun
    Theodore Braun 5 months ago

    The wall for gun control

  • Zero The Hero
    Zero The Hero 5 months ago

    Miller loves his Valium

  • Rudy Villarreal
    Rudy Villarreal 5 months ago

    He’s not wired he’s a moron

  • donkeykonghero
    donkeykonghero 5 months ago

    That psycho has so many lies that the world is becoming to accept it as norm.

  • uwezink
    uwezink 5 months ago +1

    My question is: Since TRUMP is the self-proclaimed authority on border security technologies and Drones, why doesn't he tell us that you can use a 200$ Drone to fly a couple pounds of cocaine over a 20billion dollar wall or is he building the wall also 2000 miles high?

  • Zeek M
    Zeek M 5 months ago

    Seth Myers = a clinton paid.

    • dave dennison
      dave dennison 5 months ago

      + Zeek M
      yeah mate-what you said...dickhead

  • J tang
    J tang 5 months ago

    America wouldn’t be so fukt if it was still a British colony. MAGBA!! MAKE AMERICA GREAT BRITAIN’S AGAIN!! YEEEEEHAHAHAHA! :)

  • N Moreno
    N Moreno 5 months ago

    OH MY LORD! Trump is a fucking idiot! Jesus please help us!!!

  • David Porter
    David Porter 5 months ago

    Trump to save snap benifits

  • doodie kowski
    doodie kowski 5 months ago +1


  • BlackDiamond
    BlackDiamond 5 months ago

    you're an awesome person Seth, and you're doing a great and much needed job, although I hope one day you will bring your talents back to Holland again. yes we remember you :)

  • Yes I’m Blessed
    Yes I’m Blessed 5 months ago

    😹🤣😂 Hey, it’s either laugh or cry!

  • Lesa Boo
    Lesa Boo 5 months ago

    Trump said Mexico will pay for wall by the tariffs imposed on Mexico, so why the HELL is he demanding 5 billion from taxpayers????

  • Middle Class Life
    Middle Class Life 5 months ago

    Giuliani is so sick from deep brow-noses to the Trump posterior. "Truth is not truth" really, by your own words: Rudy you are so smart and beautiful and making good your articulation.

  • Middle Class Life
    Middle Class Life 5 months ago

    Miller is a sick person an evil, wicked Non-genius

  • atopermusic
    atopermusic 5 months ago

    "He's like an alien with a head injury who just took its first bong rip"

  • SouthwesternEagle
    SouthwesternEagle 5 months ago

    Oh boy, Trump has really stepped in it this time! XD

  • Xtoriez Novel
    Xtoriez Novel 5 months ago

    If you hate Trump then you like big government. I HATE government! For example, I just paid off my car. Did Chevy send the car title to me? Heck no! They had to send it to the state first. Why?! What business is it of theirs? I'm still waiting. Did you also know that paying property tax is essentially paying rent to the government, and the government can tell you what to do in your own house, much like a landlord? You do NOT own your own land unless you have a Land Patent. Will the government tell you that? Heck no! Will they let you have one? Even less of a chance! And healthcare is fine, but it's not government's job to force it on us. So, I hope Trump causes the entire government to implode! Every time a Democratic politician sees Trump and gags, or a Republican politician quits, I run around my house singing Joy To The World to the tune of Uptown Funk!

  • InfinityDrawings
    InfinityDrawings 5 months ago

    Just one more year and then it's all over. TvT And, is it just me or is Trump the living embodiment of a bad American Stereotype?

  • Tolle. Don
    Tolle. Don 5 months ago

    72 cubic somethings of water

    • Tolle. Don
      Tolle. Don 5 months ago

      It used to be do as I say not as I ...... Now it seems Do as I do if you want

  • Guadalupe Gonzales
    Guadalupe Gonzales 5 months ago

    I think all this time trump is really seeing a prison wall not a border wall

  • Jen Beasley
    Jen Beasley 5 months ago

    Trump should not be allowed to do everything he’s done and will undoubtedly. Trump is behaving in pure dictatorship ways and he has the power to. The wall is nothing but a further way to divide people against each other without good reason; it’s a symbolic representation of racism. Nothing more. He is not a genius, he is extremely manipulative due to his lack of any empathy (his malignant disorder) it’s not anything to do with intellect but evil deceit. He is onto something now as he was all his life. Living a life of deceit and lies in order to benefit himself and his image no matter the countless individuals he is affected negatively and the same way he is now hurting the American people for personal gain at whatever cost. His life has been so pathetic he’s had to make up everything he is and was to project a false illusion that he is this god-like superior and better than others when he is far from it, nobody is. He is a disgusting human being. He is true evil in flesh and bones. This man is sick and this seriously needs to stop now. People need to continue mobilizing or he will be the hitler of our time. Mark my words. This is not an understatement. If you want safety and your rights to continue to be protected. Stand up because as I’ve said this is the last chance at survival for us citizens and the rest of the world really. Take every move he does and say seriously; read between the lines because he will do it or is planning to. His slogan “make America great again” was not only misleading but this was his way of stating “Make America white again” Hitler made uncanny similar comments on his way up his rule whom killed millions of innocents. This could be our country soon. He’s already alluded towards changing laws if he wanted to and surpassing the 2 term presidency. He is trying to rewrite the constitution and he very well can. If he’s already gotten away with so much, there’s nothing to stop him from doing the ultimate damage and he knows that. That is why he’s already been rallying up his base well before the 2020 elections. That is how a dictator comes to power, through manipulation and corruption as the current president of the United States is doing in plain sight which makes this situation all the more horrifyingly alarming.

  • frances -duty
    frances -duty 5 months ago

    We should take up a collection to buy Trump a hammer and some nails so he can build his wall.

  • kao saeteurn
    kao saeteurn 5 months ago

    Take trump's money for the wall if he wants so bad.

  • Doms
    Doms 5 months ago

    LOL isn't this dude a comedian? Look at his video feed... it's only trump political stuff.. bro I get it you're mad about the presidency, but I could use some variety. Am I wrong?

  • XxDarkManaxX
    XxDarkManaxX 5 months ago

    Is it just me or are american news super emotional sometimes? I mean, I don't know every countries news, but I know the ones from germany (I'm german) and bbc news and these aren't nearly as emotional as the news on Fox, nbc or CNN. I'm not trying to say, our news are better, I'm just wondering, if this is a cultural thing... 🤔

  • Lukas
    Lukas 5 months ago

    it's funny because it's true

  • Games PCPlays
    Games PCPlays 5 months ago

    Why is he still President?

  • Newbie Youtuber
    Newbie Youtuber 5 months ago

    I couldn’t hear a word miller was saying. I was too distracted by that awful receding hairline.

  • Reginald Jeanmarie
    Reginald Jeanmarie 5 months ago

    Worst speaker of the house ever!

  • LaToya Johnson
    LaToya Johnson 5 months ago

    Why does Steven Miller look like he's stoned(00:00-00:50)

  • Dave Steadman
    Dave Steadman 5 months ago

    I thought he promised that the Mexicans would pay for the wall.

  • Robert Simonton
    Robert Simonton 5 months ago

    Evil people will always be evil and when you run with dogs that have fleas you get fleas. The Bible says flee from them get away from them and abolish them. People can change. If they do not they will go to hell.

  • richy phachanh
    richy phachanh 5 months ago

  • trevor martin
    trevor martin 5 months ago

    Maybe I'm missing something... Didn't Trump say the Mexicans were going to pay for the wall?

  • R Man
    R Man 5 months ago

    Fucking moron host

    ODIN GOD 5 months ago

    Hey there this is King Odin god of wisdom coming down from Asgard to save you guys from Nuclear war. The Alien from Blue Book Interview in 1964 was correct. Alien was pointing to a man that will lead people with fear. He stated that the guy was alive at 1964. He said that in half a century the Nuclear war would start. It is that time now. Lets stop our Public Servants (our president or kings from leading this country with fear tactics & punishment. Ego & pride are a form of Sin. Lets not fight with our neighbors lets learn to love one another. Also there is already a large fence in the border we can use the 5 billion dollars to pay our taxes double or do something positive with that money. Jesus died on the cross because he stood up to a King that made decisions ruled by fear. For fear of Jesus taking power he got killed. Jesus knew he would get killed. Jesus purposely got killed to show humanity that a bully cannot control him with fear. Lets not fear this public servant of ours. Asgard's King Odin

  • Diedre Eggleston
    Diedre Eggleston 5 months ago

    Fucktard President

  • Henggao Cai
    Henggao Cai 5 months ago +2

    Border security and the wall are not synonymous. Most immigrants actual come into the United States by planes and last I checked, PLANES fly over WALLS.

  • nelda blanco
    nelda blanco 5 months ago

    Mexico is going to pay for the wall! tRump said so! Obama was in charge when his shutdown was going to happen. tRump said leader (Obama) should be fired, "because problems start from the top"! REPUBLICANS LIE, just like their so called president, #VoteTrumpOut2020!

  • Yoel Moskowitz
    Yoel Moskowitz 5 months ago

    When you take a rest in middle the video check out today deals & save money!

  • I C
    I C 5 months ago

    "A lot of this wall has already been built so we might as well just start building this wall."

  • bentpressowner
    bentpressowner 5 months ago

    'Truth is truth'' - really Chuck? Tell that to innocent black folks rotting in prisons across the deep south 50 years ago, or European Jews of the mid to late 1930's, or the many political prisoners right the way round the world today. 'Politically correct' was the term coined for any such instance of an obvious lie that was required to be re-branded as 'truth' to achieve a political end. It was politically correct to find black men guilty, the Jewish race guilty, and political opposition guilty. In each case it was considered truth, but this does not mean that it actually WAS true. This was the case Rudy was making.

  • aa5a9ak
    aa5a9ak 5 months ago

    Not only is Traitor Trump not a genius he'd be lucky if he registered a 70 on an IQ test.

  • Erasmus the blasphemous

    China will build
    The border wall and the Mongolians will pay for it.

  • Arashi Mokuzai
    Arashi Mokuzai 5 months ago

    Fox news. I am now triggered.

  • Mr. J_Krr_
    Mr. J_Krr_ 5 months ago

    Rudy Giuliani, The man, The legend, The *MEME*

  • Kasino80
    Kasino80 5 months ago

    It says a LOT about the guy, when Noone tells him he has toilet paper stuck to his shoe.

  • veethika Singh
    veethika Singh 5 months ago

    Members of the Republican Party a ring of steel surrounds your rotten inner circle, we will crush all who dare defy the Mueller investigation, abandon your seats, abandon your wealth, abandon all hopes, ura.

  • C. C. Andrews
    C. C. Andrews 5 months ago

    MExico is going to pay for the wall, wait and see!

  • redxsage
    redxsage 5 months ago

    Such a STUPID President.

  • Drastic Fisherman
    Drastic Fisherman 5 months ago

    What u failed to say six days ago, seth, was that palosi & shummer ( both democraps) are the ones keeping the fed shut down.

  • BigGuyBoleslaw
    BigGuyBoleslaw 5 months ago

    Trump wants a wall to prevent brown people from Mexico and points south from entering the USA. We don't need a wall. Trump's policy of letting destitute refuge children starve to death and/or die of thirst effectively dissuades people from attempting to enter the USA.

  • alexander macdougall
    alexander macdougall 5 months ago

    Trump is the one that needs to be shut down

  • Black Peixera
    Black Peixera 5 months ago

    "It was during ahm, the early part of '16 and i guess even before that and lasted a short period of time...i didn't do the project, i decided not to do the project, so i didn't do it, so we are not talking about doing a project, we're talking about not doing the project. We decided, i decided ultimately not to do it. There would been nothing wrong if i did do it. If i did do it there would been nothing wrong. That was a project that, we didn't do, i didn't do. It was just reported very well by Catherine Harris who's a terrific reporter on Fox. She talks about a letter that he signed, i don't even remember it. And it specifically talks about this deal."
    Ladies, Gentlemen and others.
    Your fucking president.

  • Semity
    Semity 5 months ago

    FOX NEWS Finally coming around?

  • Semity
    Semity 5 months ago

    Is it just me? Or does Stephen Miller look like he's about to fall asleep?

  • Marton Steve
    Marton Steve 5 months ago


  • Robert Quick
    Robert Quick 5 months ago

    "On some great and glorious day the plain folks
    of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will
    be adorned by a downright moron."
    ~ H.L. Mencken

  • FAD
    FAD 5 months ago

    I don't what you people are talking about. If Trump has peanut brittle over the house of representatives. Believe me, if he has done so tremendously by tuna fish sandwich con carne. Don't be fooled by the fake never sail boat on a bun. I mean, they know many, many good people. People train refrigerator on the hill to watch the deep fried turkey in the pool. The parking lot is full of them. You can bet the yam by the pale concoction and place it on the hood of the thing for that matter. I saw them. If there were any noodles to ponder for ransacking the cobra with whiskey in the jar, then I will find that fuddle docker snooker to build the spelunking with butter. And mark my word, for one day the latter-day Washington sufficient funds in a breakfast for two. His followers with sails unfurled cast iron pan and eggs benedict with tremendously fine-tuned four-wheel drive. You understand, don't you?

  • Brennen Cox
    Brennen Cox 5 months ago

    wait wait wait, hurricanes are big and wet? Jeez, learn sth new everyday.

  • Richard Smickem
    Richard Smickem 5 months ago

    Rump is going to lose his number one butt boy. What is a Rump to do?

  • Sarah Kersey
    Sarah Kersey 5 months ago

    Seth Myers is so full of himself. Stop reaching for racist rhetoric.

  • In4cer in4cer
    In4cer in4cer 5 months ago

    Not weird, just a dumbass. Trump & his followers are dumb & dumber case!!!!

  • Reuel T
    Reuel T 5 months ago

    Talkers vs. Trump the doer.
    About 40 miles of NEW steel "bollard-style wall" 18 feet high (out of 100 miles already
    funded for) have already been built. Another 115 mile long contract was given
    out by POTUS on the 24th Dec 2018 which for anti-climbing 30 feet
    high top-pointed "steel slats". The President is asking for another
    $5 billion to complete another roughly 500-550 miles that will still need
    barriers. I believe concrete walls have been abandoned because of a "DELAY
    TACTIC" court case citing concerns for wild lives. So President Trump has
    now settled for see-thru anti-climbing "steel-slats" barrier instead
    of concrete wall that taking into account environmental concerns. Perhaps
    that's why he asked for ONLY another $5 billion.for the next 550 miles.
    Globalist traitors vs. patriots.