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Will he or won't he? Trump sows confusion on shutdown plans


August 1, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Will he or won't he?

President Donald Trump is sowing confusion about whether he's committed to keeping the government open through the fall elections or would willingly shut it down to secure more money for his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump on Tuesday escalated his public threats of a government shutdown, even as he has told aides privately that he won't make any move until after the midterm elections. The president tweeted Tuesday that he did not care about the "political ramifications," adding that "a Government Shutdown is a very small price to pay f...

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