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The Memo: Trump concedes defeat on shutdown

The Memo: Trump concedes defeat on shutdown

Trum caves on wallPresident Trump raised the white flag of surrender on Friday, bringing an end to a  partial government shutdown in its 35th day despite not getting funding  for his border wall.

Weakened by negative opinion polls, growing  restiveness in his own party and mounting beyond-the-Beltway problems  including snarl-ups with air travel, Trump consented to reopening the  government for three weeks.

The  Senate and the House in short order passed a stopgap spending bill by  voice vote, and the president signed it into law without any public  ceremony.

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