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Deal or No Deal, Mr. President?

Feb 13, 2019 - The New York Times

What will President Trump do now? This is the $5.7 billion question confronting Congress as the latest government-funding deal grinds its way toward his desk.

Desperate to avoid another shutdown debacle, negotiators on the House-Senate conference committee reached a bipartisan agreement in principle on Monday evening that, among many other measures, would provide $1.375 billion for border barriers -- less than a quarter of the wall funding Mr. Trump has been demanding. News of the tentativ...