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Trump leaves door open to shutting down government before Thanksgiving


November 4, 2019

President Donald Trump steps off Marine One to board Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Nov. 3, 2019. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)

President Donald Trump said Sunday, Nov. 3, that he will not commit to keeping the federal government open past a late-November funding deadline, raising the specter of a shutdown battle as House Democrats expand their impeachment inquiry.

Several top Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, have voiced concern that Trump may seek to shut down the government to divert public attention from the impeachment battle.


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