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for an end to the government shutdown.
A look at how the impasse might be resolved:
Q: What’s the easiest solution?
A: None is easy. Trump’s conservative base strongly backs his fight for wall money, even if it has meant a partial government shutdown. Democrats’ liberal stalwarts just as ardently oppose giving in. Trump and Democratic leaders have been so insistent on not surrendering that each would risk rebellion by supporters if they agreed to something viewed as a capitulation. (read more Q / A)
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