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>> The White House voicing optimism Sunday it will be able to come with a budget deal to keep the government open past the end of this week. Despite intransigent Democrats refusing to back any budget that funds President Trump's controversial border wall with Mexico. Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget telling Fox News an agreement could be coming in literally any minute.
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The negotiations are ongoing, he says, and there's no reason we can't have an agreement there as early as today. Mulvaney's words coming as Trump faces the sobering possibility of a government shut down happening just as he marks the end of the first 100 days of his administration. While he is all ready struggling to show he has made progress on his key initiatives from healthcare to tax reform.
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David Morgan is on the story.>> Well I think the White House wants to be as optimistic as it possibly can at this point. I mean, keep in mind that the government is controlled by the Republican Party. The Republicans have majorities in the House of Representatives, in the Senate.
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And of course, the President himself is Republican. So if there is a shutdown It will rebound on the Republicans. They'll be blamed for it by the public.>> The Government is currently funded through midnight Friday.