Trump launches bid to end US shutdown and secure border wall with offer to Democrats

DONALD Trump has launched a bid to end the US government shutdown and secure his border wall with an offer of a new immigration deal to the Democrats.

President Trump stuck to his demand that $5.7 billion for this year to fund a US-Mexico border wall be part of any bill to fully reopen the government, an ultimatum Democrats oppose. But the US leader hoped that offering new protections for some undocumented immigrants could end a month long impasse with Congress. In a speech from the White House, Mr Trump offered to extend support for legislation to protect young undocumented immigrants, known as "Dreamers," as well as holders of temporary...
source: Express

2019-01-20 02:26
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