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U.S. Agencies Ordered to Activate Closing Plan: Shutdown Update

Trump Insists On Border Spending As Shutdown Deadline Nears
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The federal government is on the brink of a partial shutdown starting Friday night with Congress at an impasse with President Donald Trump over his demands to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Here are the latest developments, updated throughout the day:

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney notified federal agencies that haven’t been funded that they should "now execute plans for an orderly shutdown."