The shutdown today: Ally presses Trump to reopen government
—Jan 13, 2019— What’s up with the partial government shutdown on Day 23.
WHAT’S NEW TODAY
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who is close to President Donald Trump, says he’s been pushing the president to reopen the government for a few weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a border wall before bypassing Congress and declaring a national emergency.
Canadian air traffic controllers are buying pizzas for their American counterparts in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Anchorage, Alaska, as a show of support.