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Trump is learning a tough lesson about presidential persuasion from the border wall impasse

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Over the past week, President Donald Trump has pulled out all the stops to seize the upper hand in the ongoing government shutdown fight. He's made his case in a prime-time Oval Office address. He's flown to McAllen, Texas, the site of his much desired border wall - where he met with border patrol agents and vowed , “The buck stops with everybody.” He called a meeting with top Democratic lawmakers, only to subsequently leave that meeting in a huff, declaring it to be “a waste of time.”
All in all, Trump's week has been brash, extravagant, and unpredictable. In other words, right in his...
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WATCH: Majority of Americans blame Trump, GOP for shutdown: Poll

WATCH: Majority of Americans blame Trump, GOP for shutdown: Poll

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., one of the president's top allies, is now urging him to temporarily reopen the government while Republicans negotiate with Democrats.
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Newt Gingrich: Lessons Learned From Past Government Shutdowns

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David Greene talks to Newt Gingrich, former GOP speaker of the House, who presided over one of the longest shutdowns of the federal government. In 1995, parts of the government closed for 21 days.
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Acuña delivers winning single, Braves beat Marlins again

Acuña delivers winning single, Braves beat Marlins again

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Newton injures foot, Brady solid in Patriots' 10-3 win

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