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Graham launches last-ditch push to end shutdown

Jan 09, 2019 - Politico

Sen. Lindsey Graham is throwing a Hail Mary to reopen the government.

Graham brought together a half dozen Republican senators Wednesday afternoon in a last-ditch attempt to resolve the three-week stalemate before President Donald Trump deploys an explosive emergency declaration to build his border wall. The Republican senators were joined mid-meeting by White House emissaries Jared Kushner and Shahira Knight, the president's congressional liaison.

Democrats were not invited to pa...