As Trump Makes Case for Border Wall, Lawmakers Reach Deal

As President Trump traveled to the site of his Monday rally, Democratic and Republican negotiators back in Washington announced that lawmakers had reached an agreement in principle to fund the government ahead of a midnight Friday deadline to avoid another shutdown.

  • Published 11 February 2019
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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — With another government shutdown deadline looming, President Donald Trump headed to the Texas border on Monday to argue his case that walls work as Democrats spurn his demands for billions to build such a barrier. Trump was bound for El Paso, aiming to reshape the debate around the wall following a damaging shutdown fight and with his signature 2016 campaign promise hanging in limbo. In a case of pointed political… Read at AP News