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Trump signs bill to open the government, ending the longest shutdown in history

The deal will only keep things running for three weeks and comes without new money for a border wall. But the president hinted that he could declare an emergency to circumvent Congress and partially fulfill his chief campaign promise.

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he visits the banks of the Rio Grande River with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agents during the president's visit to the U.S. - Mexico border in Mission on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

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