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Trump to avert shutdown, declare 'emergency' to fund border wall

President Donald Trump will sign funding bill to avert a government shutdown but will also declare national emergency to fund border wall, the White House said Thursday.

Trump announces deal to reopen US government

President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal with opposition Democrats to temporarily reopen the US federal government, shut down for a record five weeks by a bitter row over funding for a US-Mexico border wall.

Trump grounds House speaker, scraps Davos trip amid shutdown

President Donald Trump forced the cancellation of a trip to Afghanistan by his Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi, and scrapped administration officials' travel to the Davos forum.
January 18, 2019 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Trump says record-long govt shutdown could be resolved 'in 15 minutes'

The US government shutdown entered the 22nd day, as Trump remains steadfast in his demand for $5.7 billion to build a Mexico border wall.
January 13, 2019 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Bored and stressed, US workers hit by shutdown head back to school

Hundreds of U.S. federal workers on unpaid leave since the start of the shutdown found themselves back in college Tuesday.
January 09, 2019 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Trump threatens government shutdown in September if no funding for wall

“We come up again on September 28th and if we don’t get border security we will have no choice, we will close down the country because we need border security,” Trump said.
April 30, 2018 | 07:15 am GMT+7

Trump signs budget deal after raising government shutdown threat

Trump said he had signed the bill because a $60 billion increase in military spending had convinced him it was a worthwhile compromise.
March 24, 2018 | 07:57 am GMT+7

Trump signs bill funding US government, ending three-day shutdown

Government operations will be returning to normal on Tuesday.
January 23, 2018 | 09:32 am GMT+7

US Congress approves short-term budget to avoid shutdown

The temporary funding extension will keep the federal government running for four more weeks.
December 22, 2017 | 09:13 am GMT+7
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