• Republican lawmakers say Trump isn't backing down on the longest shutdown, instead pointing finger at Democrats

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Top Republican lawmakers created an image of an unwavering Trump in comments over multiple television appearances Sunday morning amid a record-breaking government shutdown.
    Sen. Lindsey Graham lead the charge, saying previously proposed deals to fund the wall were unacceptable, and Trump was "not going to give in."
    House Minority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise criticized Democratic leadership, saying he hadn't seen any recent counter-offers to Trump's plans that would re-open the government.
    The comments come as Trump has issued near-daily calls for further negotiations with Democratic...
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