Trump says he will make a 'major' announcement on Saturday about border and shutdown

CNBC | 1/14/2019 | Christine Wang
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President Donald Trump said he will make a "major" announcement on Saturday about the border and ongoing government shutdown.

The president did not provide any further details on what he would discuss on what is set to be the 28th day of the partial government shutdown. The White House press team offered no further guidance to reporters when asked about the president's tweet late Friday.

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The shutdown is the result of Congress's inability to pass a short-term funding bill for the government that Trump would be willing to sign.

The president has insisted that such a bill contain more than $5 billion in funding to build a border wall. Democrats have refused to agree with that demand.

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Trump cited the shutdown when he canceled his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland next week. He...
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