U.S. government shutdown ends for now

US President Donald Trump announcing the deal

US President Donald Trump announcing the deal

And for Donald Trump, the wall suddenly became expendable.

The short-term bill that Trump signed Friday reopening government will lapse February 15. They used federal workers as pawns. His arguments were landing with a thud with the public. She also told HBO's Real Time host Bill Maher that she was a "very stupid girl" for supporting the president.

Money for the wall is not at all guaranteed, as Democrats have held united against building a structure as Trump once envisioned, preferring other types of border technology.

But the 9 a.m. hour offered a new jolt for Trump, courtesy of one of the nation's most notorious airports. As soon as this shutdown was about to close, he promised everyone a new fight would begin - and another shutdown could soon follow. The critical first step was showing that Democrats were not going to buckle. The official said the White House ultimately would accept a deal with lawmakers if it includes wall funding, even if it is less than $5.7 billion.

Speaker Pelosi showed her partisan pettiness when she blocked Trump's request to speak in the House chamber earlier this week due to the shutdown, but regardless, Trump accepted her unreasonable demands. "He reopened the government". But drawing attention to the bill could boost Democrats, particularly freshmen members up for re-election in districts Trump won in 2016.

It was a harsh, indisputable reality for the president.

However, it would not take place on January 29 as once planned, said a person familiar with the planning, who was not authorized to discuss it. As House speaker, she is now Trump's main foil in Washington.

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"Democrats are against the wall", Schumer told reporters. The two met in the majority leader's stately office off the Senate floor. "The ball is now in Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer's court, " Stein said. "It's the wall, where we need it the most and where we need it the quickest". Let's figure out a way to do it properly, but we can't do with it the government closed. "It is working for us". "Republican Senator Lindsey Graham is the voice to listen to here".

"Over the next 21 days, I expect that both Democrats and Republicans will operate in good faith", he said as he announced he would reopen the government. His administration looked out of touch with ordinary Americans when Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross wondered aloud in a CNBC interview why federal workers who missed two paychecks didn't just get loans. John Cornyn, R-Texas. "There was a lot of frustration expressed about the situation we find ourselves in".

"I want to thank all of the incredible federal workers and their wonderful families who have shown such extraordinary devotion in the face of this recent hardship", he said.

S&P Global Ratings said late Friday that the shutdown cost "is likely worse than what we had previously expected".

Pence, senior adviser Jared Kushner and others on his team were seen as supporting an exit strategy. He wants to negotiate on the deal. "Many of them spoke out publicly that they are actually starting to agree with him on the necessity for a barrier on the southern border, and they had come to us and said, "Look, we agree with you, you're winning the battle on the importance of a barrier on the southern border, but we simply can not work with you" while the government is closed.

"Without explaining how it would happen, the president asserted, "We will build the Wall!" even though the measure he signed into law Friday after reaching an agreement with congressional leaders contained no new money for the wall".

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