US Struggling to Avert New Government Shutdown

Posted on February 10, 2019 11:24 pm

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U.S. President Donald Trump is set to travel to the border at El Paso, Texas, for a rally Monday night to focus on his demands for a wall to prevent people from illegally entering the United States from Mexico. El Paso’s former congressman, Beto O’Rourke, who is considering a possible run for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 presidential race, will be among those leading a march in opposition to Trump’s wall demand. Trump’s visit comes as the U.S. government faces a Friday deadline for funding about a quarter of its operations, struggling to avert another shutdown after a record