Trump and top lawmakers fail to resolve shutdown after meeting

Nancy Pelosi said Democrats will still vote on Thursday despite impasse at ‘border security briefing’

Donald Trump and top congressional leaders failed to resolve a partial government shutdown that has stretched well into a second week as the president refused to back off from his demands for billions of dollars for a long-promised wall along the southern US border with Mexico.

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Source: The Guardian
Trump and top lawmakers fail to resolve shutdown after meeting