President Donald Trump said a government shutdown "could happen" Saturday, and tried to place the blame on Democrats if it took place.

"It could happen. The Democrats are really looking at something that is very dangerous for our country. They are looking at shutting down," he told reporters in the White House.

Trump accused Democrats of holding up a spending bill over immigration negotiations.

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