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As government shutdown drags on, where is Senator McConnell?

Reuters Friday, 11 January 2019 ()
As government shutdown drags on, where is Senator McConnell?When President Donald Trump stormed out of a White House meeting with congressional leaders last Wednesday, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat there silently, uttering not a word as the talks blew up, according to others in the room.
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