Longest Shutdown in History Ends after Trump Relents on Wall

(From Politico)

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history came to an end Friday after President Donald Trump and Congress agreed to temporarily reopen shuttered federal agencies without providing any money for the president’s border wall.

Soon after Trump announced the deal Friday afternoon in the Rose Garden, the House and Senate quickly passed legislation on voice votes to fund the government until Feb. 15 in a bid to let negotiators try to work out a larger immigration and border security compromise. Trump signed it later Friday night.

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