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The longest-running government shutdown ever is over

 

After 35 days of shutdown, Donald Trump has capitulated and agreed to reopen the government without wall funding. Here’s what our Executive Director Frank Sharry said:

Isolated, defeated and desperate, President Trump flew the white flag today. He has finally relented, agreeing to reopen the government he closed and to stop the suffering he caused…

There are negotiations to come. We thank the Democratic members of Congress for standing strong to date, and we ask you to remain so. The nation is behind you. We call on Republican members of Congress to do your job. It’s time to turn your attention from saving face for one man to keeping the government open for all.

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