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White House tries to hold jittery GOP in line on shutdown

Jan 09, 2019 - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is trying to hold jittery congressional Republicans in line on the 19th day of the partial government shutdown, with no end in sight to the impasse over President Donald Trump's demand for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.

There's growing concern about the toll the shutdown is taking on everyday Americans, including disruptions in payments to farmers and trouble for home buyers who are seeking government-backed mortgage loans - "serious stuff," according t...