(Worthy News) - President Trump this week threatened to partially shut down the federal government unless it approves funding for his border wall, but lawmakers from both parties say that isn't going to happen.
Publicly, Trump is keeping people guessing, as he made a few threats late in the week to reject spending bills for fiscal 2019 that don't include border wall money.
But Republican leaders are desperate to avoid the last-minute spending fights that have plagued Congress for years. The GOP has worked with Democrats to move 2019 funding bills faster than any time in decades, and they are reasonably sure they have a deal with Trump to fund the government without a big fight over the border. [ Source: (Read More...) ]
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