Congress Clears Stopgap Bill To End Government Shutdown, Trump Sends Warning | Zero Hedge

But while Trump conceded that the US doesn’t need “2,000 miles of concrete wall from sea to shining sea,” if Dems don’t work with him to strike a suitable deal that would include building “smart walls” in strategic locations across the border – the exact nature of the package will be determined with input from the experts at DHS – he would shut down the government again and call a national emergency to implement his border vision without the help of the Democrats (he started his speech by reminding his audience that he has a “very powerful” alternative…” that he didn’t want to use at this time. In what will come as a relief to the 800,000 federal workers going without pay, Trump said he would sign a bill to authorize back pay “as soon as possible.”

Source: Congress Clears Stopgap Bill To End Government Shutdown, Trump Sends Warning | Zero Hedge

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