The government is headed for a shutdown over the southern border wall, and Trump is fighting hard to place all of the blame on the Democrats.

Trump is demanding $5 billion dollars to build a wall between Mexico and the United States to tackle illegal immigration, but during his campaign, he promised that Mexico would in fact, be paying for the wall.

In a panic, the president tweeted out this morning:

"Anytime you hear a Democrat saying that you can have good Boarder Security without a Wall, write them off as just another politician following the party line," he wrote on Twitter. "Time for us to save billions of dollars a year and have, at the same time, far greater safety and control!"

He has since corrected his original tweet with the correct spelling of the word "border":

 Congress needs to pass a series of funding bills by Dec. 21 to avoid a partial government shutdown which nobody wants, but there are plenty of other things which Trump could spend the $5 billion on - like a new healthcare plan since ObamaCare has been deemed "unconstitutional."

Just last week, Trump told Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in front of vice president Mike Pence and the press that he would not blame the Democrats for the shutdown.

“I am proud to shut down the government for border security,” Trump said.

“I will take the mantle. I will be the one to shut it down, I'm not going to blame you for it.”