Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 1:35 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 1:35 PM ET

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National Audio 1:35 PM ET

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NAT068 - (US-Government-Shutdown) (NOT FOR ONLINE USE) WASHINGTON. x-14s. The hunt for a resolution to a partial shutdown of the U-S government continues today in Washington. Congressional Democrats are refusing to fund President Donald Trump's 5.7-billion-dollar demand for a wall on the Mexican border. The House and Senate have scheduled rare Saturday sessions. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says government workers doing without a paycheck this week can blame one person. ("..don't support.") (SOURCE:ABC)

TAG: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says any deal to re-open government would need Democratic support for passage and Trump's signature to be signed into law. Talks are continuing, but there's no clear path forward.

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NAT069 - (US-Government-Shutdown) WASHINGTON. …

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