The shutdown today: President heads to the southern border
—January 09, 2019— Here’s what’s up with the partial government shutdown on Day 20.
WHAT’S NEW TODAY
President Donald Trump will try to bolster his case for the border wall with a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border.
The trip Thursday follows a White House meeting with Republican and Democratic leaders that fell apart quickly, showing the two sides are still far apart on how to bring the partial government shutdown to an end.