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President Donald Trump said Friday if lawmakers do not fund the border wall, he will shut down the U.S.-Mexico border.

He called Democratic members of Congress “obstructionists.” The President has requested $5 billion to pay for the wall.

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President Trump continued to blame Democrats for the current government shutdown, which has lasted for a week and affects roughly 25 percent of the federal government.

 

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