Sunday, February 10, 2019
Talks between US Republicans and Democrats to reach a border security agreement and avoid another government shutdown have stalled, reports say. Negotiators had wanted a deal by Monday to give Congress time to pass legislation by Friday, when last month's federal funding deal runs out.
The previous shutdown, lasting 35 days, was the longest in US history. The disagreement centres on President Donald Trump's insistence on a bill that funds a US-Mexico border wall.
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