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Education Insider for January 27, 2019

Trump agrees to reopen government without funding “the wall”   President Trump unexpectedly announced on Friday afternoon that he had agreed to reopen the federal government until Feb. 15, without receiving any money for his long-promised wall, to give Congress time to negotiate an agreement on border security. The day before, the Senate voted down two

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Education Insider for January 20, 2019

Trump suggested compromise to stop shutdown falls short   As the government shutdown enters its fifth week, Trump held a press conference yesterday where he attempted to offer a non-plan to end the shutdown. However, the compromise fell short—temporary fixes for our Dreamers and money for a permanent wall. Moreover, this was a false negotiation

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Education Insider for January 11, 2019

No payday for government employees due to shutdown   Nearly 800,000 U.S. government employees, half of whom are required to remain on the job, are going unpaid as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history continues. The sticking point is President Trump’s demand that Congress provide $5.7 billion to build a new wall on our southern