Why Trump ended the shutdown – for now

U.S. President Donald Trump announces a deal to end the partial government shutdown as he speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 25, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RC1575982D00

After 35 days of a partial shutdown, Senior Fellow Molly E. Reynolds discusses President Trump’s decision to reopen the federal government for three weeks and previews what to expect from upcoming negotiations to fund the border wall.

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