Trump blasts Congress over 'ridiculous' spending bill: 'Where is the money for the wall?'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump's newest Russia adviser, Andrew Peek, leaves post: report Hawley expects McConnell's final impeachment resolution to give White House defense ability to motion to dismiss Trump rips New York City sea wall: 'Costly, foolish' and 'environmentally unfriendly idea' MORE lashed out at Congress on Thursday over the lack of funding for his border wall in a recently passed spending bill, stoking a fight that GOP lawmakers had hoped to avoid until later this year.

"I want to know, where is the money for Border Security and the WALL in this ridiculous Spending Bill, and where will it come from after the Midterms?" Trump asked in a tweet.

"Dems are obstructing Law Enforcement and Border Security. REPUBLICANS MUST FINALLY GET TOUGH!"

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The Senate voted 93-7 on Tuesday to pass a sweeping $854 billion spending bill that includes funding for the departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Labor, and Education, which make up the bulk of government spending.

Of the seven senators who opposed the bill, six were Republicans who joined Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden alleges Sanders campaign 'doctored video' to attack him on Social Security record Sanders campaign responds to Biden doctored video claims: Biden should 'stop trying to doctor' public record The Memo: Sanders-Warren battle could reshape Democratic primary MORE (I-Vt.) in voting "no."

The House is expected to take up the funding legislation next week, ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline to keep the government funded.

The Senate bill includes a continuing resolution that extends funding for all other agencies through Dec. 7, after the midterm elections.

The inclusion of the resolution in the Department of Homeland Security bill was intended to put off a contentious debate on Trump’s proposed border wall.

The president has repeatedly chastised lawmakers for failing to pass stricter immigration laws and has requested full funding for his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Earlier this year, Trump said he'd be willing to shut down the government if he did not receive enough money for the wall, but has since backed off that threat.

In an exclusive interview with Hill.TV on Tuesday, Trump hinted that he intends take an executive action on immigration in the coming weeks, though he declined to specify what it might be.