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Hours from deadline, US Senate to vote to avert shutdown

McConnell Shoots Down Report Senate Leaders Struck Deal to End Shutdown Without Wall

Senate leaders have reportedly struck a deal that could end the partial government shutdown that is now the longest in U.S. history. The deal, which would reopen the federal government until Feb. 8, has reportedly been agreed to by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

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Politico: GOP Senators Reject Schumer’s Plan to Block Trump’s Wall

Nearly all GOP Senators are rejecting a proposal backed by Sen. Chuck Schumer that would have President Donald Trump agree to reopen the shuttered federal agencies in exchange for Democrats promising to debate his border wall funding request, according to Politico.

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Freshman Democrats Turn on Pelosi Over Border Wall, Seek Deal with Trump

Several freshman Democrat members of the new House of Representatives majority have turned on Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her steadfast refusal to fund President Donald Trump’s planned wall along the U.S. border with Mexico and are instead seeking for Democrats to cut a deal on the wall with Trump.