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Graham urges Trump to reopen government for 3 weeks; endorses national emergency consideration

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Sen. Lindsey Graham also says President Trump wants to reach a deal for the wall before agreeing to reopen shuttered government departments.
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Americans Blame Mostly One Side for the Shutdown

Americans Blame Mostly One Side for the Shutdown

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Who to blame for America's longest-ever government shutdown? Two polls posed that question and got pretty similar answers. A Washington Post -ABC News poll finds that 53% mostly blame President Trump and congressional Republicans, USA Today reports; 29% point the finger at Democrats, while another 13% say both sides are...
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Trump blames Dems, but public faults prez on shutdown, polls show

Trump blames Dems, but public faults prez on shutdown, polls show

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President Trump spent the weekend blaming “Cryin' Chuck and Nancy” - Senate Minority Leader Schumer and House Speaker Pelosi - and their fellow Democrats for the now-longest federal government shutdown in history, but polls suggest the public faults the president.
Trump tweeted Sunday morning, “I'm in the White House, waiting. The Democrats are everywhere but Washington as people await their pay. They are having fun and not even talking!”
The previous day, he'd used his favorite social media site to say, “I am in the White House waiting for Cryin' Chuck and Nancy to call so we can start...
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WATCH: President Trump continues to lash out at Democrats, threatens use of emergency powers

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While Democrats and Republicans negotiate over the shutdown, nearly 800,000 federal workers are affected.
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Graham Urges Trump to Reopen Government Temporarily Before Emergency Declaration

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, who is one of President Donald Trump's closest allies in Congress, urged the commander in chief to reopen the government for a few weeks in order to keep negotiating his border wall. Once he does that, and if there is no progress, then the president should go ahead with his plan to declare a national emergency, he said. “I would urge him to open up the government for a short period of time, like three weeks, before he pulls the plug. See if we can get a deal. If we can't at the end of three weeks, all bets are off. See if he can do it by himself through the emergency...
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Majority of Americans Blame Donald Trump, GOP for Shutdown, Polls Say

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A majority of Americans blame President Donald Trump more than his Democratic opponents for the ongoing government shutdown, according to two polls released Sunday.
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Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

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By David Brunnstrom and David Morgan WASHINGTON - A partial U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border entered its 22nd day on Saturday, making it the longest shuttering of federal agencies in U.S. history, with no end in sight. Trump, holed up...
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President Trump Ally Lindsey Graham Advises Reopening the Government to Continue Wall Negotiations

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A Republican lawmaker advising President Donald Trump said he is encouraging the president to reopen the government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall before the president takes the more drastic step of declaring a national emergency.
But that may be wishful thinking, given that Sen. Lindsey Graham also says Trump still wants to reach a deal for the wall before agreeing to reopen shuttered government departments. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a leading Democratic negotiator, insists that Trump reopen the government first.
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