Government Shutdown to End Temporarily
President Trump announced a compromise had been reached in negotiations surrounding the capital, allowing the government to open up through February.
On Friday afternoon, President Trump announced a tentative deal had been reached by both Republicans and Democrats in order to re-open the government. The deal will end what has been the longest government shutdown in history, keeping the capitol shuttered since late 2018.
While no details have been announced yet, the President acknowledged that there was no funding for his border wall in the bill. While this may yet anger some hardline conservatives, being able to open the government was priority number one after members of both parties faced increased pressure to reopen government facilities.
As more details emerge, this article will be updated.