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Indiana Congressman Jim Banks is a “no” vote on the temporary spending bill passed by the Senate last night.

The measure would keep a portion of the government running through February 8th; however, it does not include President Trump’s demand for $5 billion in funding for a wall along the southern border, and that’s a deal breaker for Congressman Banks. 

“We’ve been talking about giving this President the money he has demanded, the money we promised our voters the last two elections, that were would appropriate to building a wall on the southern border and we have not done it yet,” Banks said Thursday in an exclusive interview with WIBC host Tony Katz.

“He’s back to where he’s been before,” Banks said of President Trump. “He’s demanding the five billion dollars and I stand with him on that. If he back tracks on this promise it could have a drastic impact on (him) moving forward and not in a good way.”

Congressman Banks noted that this is the last chance Congress has to get proper funding for border security to the President’s desk before Democrats regain control of the House on January 3rd.

“If we don’t get this right, we might be in the minority for a long time,” said Banks.

Click the link below to hear WIBC host Tony’s Katz’s full interview with Congressman Banks: