Pelosi jokes about paying $1 for Trump's border wall

House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump telling aides to look at potential spending cuts if he wins reelection: report Budget talks between White House, Pelosi spill into weekend Trump says he won't watch Mueller testimony MORE (D-Calif.) on Thursday joked that she might pay a dollar for President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS-Saudi Arabia policy needs a dose of 'realpolitik' Trump talks to Swedish leader about rapper A$AP Rocky, offers to vouch for his bail Matt Gaetz ahead of Mueller hearing: 'We are going to reelect the president' MORE's proposed border wall as part of ongoing negotiations over government spending.

She was asked whether there’s any scenario under which Democrats would accept “even a dollar” for new construction of Trump’s border wall. 

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“A dollar? A dollar? Yeah, one dollar,” Pelosi told a group of reporters just off of the House floor.

She later seemed to rescind even that offer.

“We’re not doing a wall. Does anybody have any doubt about that? We are not doing a wall. So that’s that,” she said.

“It has nothing to do with politics. It has to do with: The wall is an immorality between countries. It’s an old way of thinking [and] it isn’t cost-effective.”

House Democrats are expected to vote later on Thursday on a spending package to fund the government, which is currently partially shutdown after negotiations stalled over Trump's desired $5 billion for border wall construction. Trump has threatened to veto the bills.