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BREAKING: Trump Announces Deal To End Shutdown

The deal temporarily reopens the government

President Donald Trump and congressional leaders reached a deal to reopen the government for three weeks and end the longest U.S. funding lapse ever, the president announced Friday.

Of course, the short-term deal would leave open the possibility that lawmakers fail to come to terms and end up at another impasse in mid-February.

The remarks on the 35th day of the closure come as senators from both parties push Trump to temporarily fund the government while they try to strike a wider immigration deal. Lawmakers have floated a three-week continuing resolution to reopen nine unfunded U.S. departments.

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