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Can Trump Prevail: Past Shutdowns, Who Won, Lost and Why

(AP)

By | Friday, 11 January 2019 01:45 PM

The partial federal government shutdown stretched to 21 days on Friday, as President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats continued to spar over $5.7 billion Trump wants to build a wall on the Southern border to stop illegal immigration.

The shutdown, which affects 800,000 federal employees, now equals the number of days the federal government was closed in 1995 to 1996, when President Bill Clinton and House Speaker Newt Gingrich sparred over financing for Medicare, education and other federal services.

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The partial federal government shutdown stretched to 21 days on Friday, as President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats continued to spar over $5.7 billion Trump wants to build a wall on the Southern border to stop illegal immigration.
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