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Clyburn: Trump Will ‘Be President for the Next Four Years, Hopefully Not Beyond That’

Wednesday on MSNBC  Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) said he hopes President Donald Trump only has one term, but with caveat he was willing to work with him while he was president.

Clyburn said, “Well, I am all for working with this administration. He is going to be president for the next four years, hopefully not beyond that. And I want to work with him. And as I have worked with Republicans in my delegation — I am the only Democrat in my congressional delegation — I think all six of those Republicans will tell you that I worked very closely and effectively with them. I want to work with this White House as I’ve worked with the Speaker of the House. Speaker Ryan will tell you that I’ve worked very closely with him and his appropriators.”

“He’s put into 17 of his appropriations accounts my 10-20-30 program that he believes in, and I appreciate that,” he continued. “So I can sit down with this administration. We can talk about ways forward that would be mutually beneficial to the president and to my constituents and I’m all for doing that. So I’m going to conduct myself as a member of Congress from South Carolina with the realization that he is going to be the president, and I want to work with him on behalf of the American people.”

(h/t Grabien)

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