- 2019-02-11 22:29:20Z
The White House has continued to suggest another shutdown is possible if Congress does not deliver money for a border wall.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Latest on scandals involving Virginia's Democratic leaders (all times local):
Washington is careening toward another government shutdown after border security negotiations between Republicans and Democrats broke down over the weekend. Democrats also are demanding language blocking President Donald Trump from shifting funds to pay for his Mexico border wall, which was at the center of the impasse that prompted the most recent shutdown. While negotiations could still get back on track in the next 24 hours, Trump - who heads to El Paso, Texas today to press the case for a wall - suggested on Twitter that Democrats are instigating a second shutdown to distract from positive economic news and a racially charged controversy surrounding party officials in Virginia.
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