Trump rejects Republican senator's proposal to reopen government temporarily
Monday, 14 January 2019 () U.S. PresidentDonald Trump says he rejected a proposal from a Republican ally in the Senate that he temporarily reopen closed parts of the government to allow resumption of negotiations on a funding standoff.
President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a Republican call for temporarily reopening shuttered U.S. government agencies to encourage negotiations with Democrats over border security issues, as a partial government shutdown limped through its 24th day. Vanessa Johnston has the story.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate shifted slightly closer on Tuesday to resolving a month-long partial government shutdown, but there was no sign of relief anytime soon for 800,000 federal workers..
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he rejected a proposal from a Republican ally in the Senate that he reopen the government for a temporary period to... Reuters - PoliticsAlso reported by •NPR
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