Will the Government Shut Down Over Trump’s $5 Billion Border Wall?

NPP Pressroom

Lindsay Koshgarian

If Congress doesn’t reach a deal on a government spending bill by midnight on December 21, one-quarter of the federal government will shut down. At issue is $5 billion in funding for a border wall that President Trump demanded and Democrats insisted was not forthcoming. Recent reports indicate that the president may back down, but no deal has yet been reached.

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