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Trump hastens to Capitol to hold GOP in line on shutdown

Jan 09, 2019 - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump hastened to Capitol Hill Wednesday trying to hold jittery congressional Republicans in line on the 19th day of the partial government shutdown. He suggested a deal for his border wall might be getting closer, but he also said the shutdown will last "whatever it takes."

Beyond his cautiously optimistic comments, there was little other evidence of an end to the impasse over his demand for billions for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. He claimed he ha...