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.
- 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! (bit.ly/2Dtbx7w) [1013 EST]
Compiled by Bengaluru bureau