US Pres. Trump: Won’t relent on government shutdown unless Congress funds border wall

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Speaking to reporters while travelling to a U.S. air base in Iraq for a surprise visit to troops, the U.S. President Donald Trump said that he wouldn't back down on the partial government shutdown unless the Congress fund the proposed border wall. “We’re going to have a wall. We’re going to have safety,” Trump told...
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Published on December 28, 2018 -  06:00
Trump "willing to negotiate" on border wall, Sarah Sanders says
The partial government shutdown is now expected to run into next week, with no votes scheduled to end it. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement that budget negotiators are "still very far apart" and President Trump insists he won't let the government reopen until Democrats agree to spend billions of dollars for a border wall. The standoff could keep roughly 800,000 federal workers from receiving paychecks into the New Year. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders joins “CBS This Morning” from Washington to discuss where negotiations stand between Republicans and Democrats and the second death this month of a second migrant child in U.S. custody.

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