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Jan 17, 2019 - The New York Times
Board and Executive Moves

Lawmakers press President Trump to end the shutdown

Two bipartisan groups of lawmakers urged the president on Wednesday to drop his demand that funding for a border wall be included in any measure to end the partial government shutdown, now in its 27th day.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi also asked Mr. Trump to delay his Jan. 29 State of the Union address or to deliver it in writing, citing security concerns related to the shutdown. (Read her letter.) Several White House officials said the pr...