WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says he thinks a deal ‘getting closer’
WASHINGTON— Jan 09, 2019—The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):
President Donald Trump arrived on Capitol Hill claiming he has “tremendous” support as he headed into a meeting with Republican senators uneasy with the government shutdown over his border wall.
Asked how long the shutdown would last, Trump told reporters Wednesday “whatever it takes.”
The partial shutdown is now in its 19th day, the second longest ever.