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Congress on Thursday aims to avert a second government shut down once and for all with a bill that would ignore president trump's request for five point seven billion dollars for a wall on the U. S. southern border I present to a privilege report late Wednesday night negotiators put the finishing touches on an eleven hundred page funding bill to keep federal agencies open through September thirtieth the house and Senate aim to pass it later on Thursday racing against a Friday midnight deadline when operating funds expire for about one quarter of the government will be getting it will be looking for land mines but trump has not yet said whether he would sign the legislation into law even as many of his fellow Republicans in Congress were urging him to do so teleporter viewing the full tax refunds possible , and hope the Senate can act on this legislation in short order writers correspondent ginger Gibson how easy is option for our president trump would be to just accept the deal and move on say this is the best that he can get from members of Congress that a bipartisan negotiating process produces steel and then he's basically stuck with it drum who is widely blamed for the five week shut down that affected roughly eight hundred thousand workers said on Wednesday that he did not want to see federal agencies close again check that would be a terrible thing as the White House ways using his emergency powers to go around Congress to fund the wall a move likely to spark a battle in court