The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS.

 

The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy.

 

@realDonaldTrump :

 

- The Democrats are turning down services and security for citizens in favor of services and security for non-citizens. Not good! [0807 EST]

 

- Democrats have shut down our government in the interests of their far left base. They don't want to do it but are powerless! [0815 EST]

 

- End the Democrats Obstruction! (http://bit.ly/2Dtbx7w) [1013 EST]

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(Compiled by Bengaluru bureau)