US government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate
Trump appeared unmoved to act, however, retweeting criticism of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer that urged the top Democratic leaders to negotiate with him over funding for his long-promised wall along the US-Mexico border.
Democrats have rejected Trump's demand for $5.7 billion for the border wall in addition to other border funds but have said they would support $1.3 billion to bolster border security, including beefing up the number of Border Patrol agents and increasing surveillance.
Published Date: Jan 14th, 2019 07:25 PM | Updated Date: January 14, 2019 07:25 PM IST
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