Trump, Democrats hold ‘contentious’ talks, fail to end shutdown – AOL News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders failed to strike a deal on Friday to end a partial shutdown of the U.S. government as they fought over Trump’s request for $5 billion to fund his signature wall on the border with Mexico, lawmakers said.Trump described a meeting at the White House over the shutdown as productive but Nancy Pelosi, the newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives after the Democrats took control of the chamber on Thursday, said it was sometimes contentious.

Source: Trump, Democrats hold ‘contentious’ talks, fail to end shutdown – AOL News

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