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>> Going to have a shutdown, there's nothing we can do about that.>> The Senate back in session at noon Saturday hoping to pass a budget and end the partial government shutdown. Congress on Friday failed to reach an agreement over funding for President Trump's border wall.>> Mr Flake?
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>> No.>> It's the third shutdown this year. Trump said Friday he hopes it won't last long, backtracking on earlier threats of a long stand-off, if he doesn't get the $5 billion he wants for his signature wall. Blaming Democrats for a shutdown, that he previously said he would own.
00:00:31
>> I am proud to shutdown the government.>> Hours before the midnight deadline Friday, lawmakers met with White House officials in a last ditch effort to find a compromise, to no avail. Around a quarter of government agencies will be affected, putting many employees on unpaid leave, or working without pay days before Christmas.