Business Trump threatens US government shutdown over border wall Updated : July 30, 2018 07:12 AM IST Trump said on Sunday he would allow the federal government to shut down if Democrats do not fund his border wall. Americans are divided along party lines on immigration, and 81 percent of Republicans approved Trump's handling of the issue. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.