Survey: Americans Won’t Budge on Border Wall Stance

The federal government shutdown over funding for a border wall has lasted 26 days, the longest in U.S. history, but Americans are not interested in their party making any concession that would end the impasse, according to a Pew Research Center report released Wednesday.

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Lindsey Graham Proposes Short-Term Reopening of Government

Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday encouraged President Trump to reopen government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over the border wall . If there’s no deal at the end of that time, Graham said, Trump should be free to take the dramatic step of declaring a national emergency to build it.

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Trump Indicates He Won’t Declare Emergency ‘So Fast’

President Donald Trump tamped down expectations that he is close to declaring a national emergency to get the money he desires to build his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as a three-week impasse closing parts of the government continued on Friday.

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Trump to Address Nation on Border Wall, Shutdown

With no breakthrough in sight, President Donald Trump will take his case to the nation Tuesday night that a “crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border requires the long wall he’s demanding before ending the partial government shutdown. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers face missed paychecks Friday as the shutdown drags through a third week.

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Trump Says Shutdown Could Go on ‘Months or Even Years’

A Friday meeting between congressional leaders and President Donald Trump produced no resolution to the ongoing partial government shutdown, as Trump said he would be willing to keep the government closed for “months or even years” until he gets the funding he has demanded for a border wall.

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