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Deal Reached, In Principle, To Avert Another US Govt. Shutdown.

: 02/12/2019 - 10:39

A deal has been reached in principle between Republicans and Democrats to avert another US government shutdown.

The agreement over border security - which still has to be backed by Congress - includes a billion dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.

Donald Trump has demanded 5 billion - which the Democrats have refused to approve.

The standoff led to the longest US government shutdown in history.

President Trump says he has no regrets about it:

 

Stock image: Capitol Building/Pixabay.

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