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Trump Threatens To Keep Government Closed “For Months Or years”

President Trump on Friday confirmed that he told Democratic leaders he would be willing to keep the government closed for months or even years if they refuse to provide funding for his border wall with Mexico. “I did, absolutely, I said that,” said the president, speaking with reporters after the morning meeting. “I don’t think it will,” Trump added, “But

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Trump: ‘No Political Necessity’ To Keep Canada in NAFTA

If Canada can’t make a fair trade deal with the United States soon, it will be excluded from the current negotiations with Mexico, President Trump announced. “There is no political necessity to keep Canada in the new NAFTA deal. If we don’t make a fair deal for the U.S. after decades of abuse, Canada will be out,” Trump tweeted Saturday.

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Dow plummets 650 points as higher rates keep Wall Street on edge

Stocks fell sharply on Thursday as strong earnings and economic data were not enough to quell jitters from higher interest rates on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial averagetraded 650 points lower after opening just above the flatline. The 30-stock index also approached 23,778.74, its low for the week. The S&P 500 pulled back 2.4 percent after a higher open,

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