Trump announces US government to reopen up until Feb. 15

After a five-week partial shutdown, the longest in US government history, President Donald Trump announced Friday: “We have reached a deal to reopen the government for three weeks up until Feb. 15.” He thanked the more than 800,000 federal workers and promised them back-pay for the weeks of forced idleness. He announced that Sen. Majority leader Mitch McConnell (Rep) would put the deal on the table immediately. Trump also reported that a bipartisan committee would review the issue of border security immediately and put together a homeland security package providing for the contested wall on America’s southern border, in consultation with border patrol experts. DEBKAfile adds: The deal Trump referred to was struck on Thursday at a meeting between McConnell and the Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer (Dem). Until then, the Democrats had stipulated that the president end the government shutdown before negotiations began on border security.

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5 thoughts on “Trump announces US government to reopen up until Feb. 15

  • Jan 26, 2019 @ 0:55 at 0:55
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    Grandma Pelosi showed the IDIOT where the power of the Gov is !

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    • Jan 26, 2019 @ 1:54 at 1:54
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      Nancy Pelosi is an idiot

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    • Jan 27, 2019 @ 9:26 at 9:26
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      It’s not over yet, doofus. Celebration is premature.

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  • Jan 26, 2019 @ 22:53 at 22:53
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    Preppers store food *and* money for 3 months so you can survive the governments stupidness.

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