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>> Members of Congress returned to Capitol Hill on Thursday on day six of the partial US government shutdown.>> One way or the other, it's going to get built.>> But with neither President Donald Trump nor democrats budging on the impasse over funds for a border wall and a new congress set to be sworn in next week, a deal remains unlikely.
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Trump in Iraq with troops on Wednesday vowed to wait as long as it takes for wall funding.>> Whatever it takes. I mean, we're gonna have a wall, we're gonna have safety. We need safety for our country.>> Financing for about a quarter of federal government programs will not be renewed, and about 380,000 federal employees will remain on temporary leave until a deal is done.
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The shutdown began on December 22nd after the Senate failed to pass a budget that included the $5 billion Trump demanded for a wall.>> We're building the wall.>> Building the wall was one of Trump's most frequently repeated campaign promises, but Democrats are vehemently opposed to it.