Trump Wants to Avoid a Government Shutdown By Funding A Border Wall and Illegal Obamacare Subsidies
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If Congress doesn't negotiate a budget deal or temporary extension by the end of this week, the federal government will shut down. That's an outcome that President Trump wants to avoid. So his administration has proposed a deal intended as a compromise: If Democrats agree to fund Trump's border wall, Trump will agree to fund payments to health insurers that are keeping Obamacare afloat.

This is the deal that White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney outlined over the weekend, and, tellingly, it...

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