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Trump, GOP leaders meet on border wall as shutdown looms


November 28, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a partial government shutdown looming in just 10 days, President Donald Trump met with Republican leaders Tuesday to hash out a spending plan that includes funding for Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico.

Trump is seeking $5 billion for the wall, a centerpiece of his 2016 campaign, and is ratcheting up pressure on Congress to provide it. Trump said this month that it could be a "good time" for a shutdown if he doesn't receive the wall funding he wants.

House Republicans approved $5 billion for Trump's wall in a key committee, but a bipartisan bill in the Senate...

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