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President Trump announced at the White House Friday afternoon that he will reopen the government for three weeks (until Feb. 15, 2019). Trump says the he will sign the bill immediately and all employees will also receive backpay for their work since the month long shutdown.

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During the reopen period Trump and lawmakers will continue to work on reaching an agreement on the funding for border security. As mentioned in the video, Trump still feels like the border walls are important and should be built.

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Source: CNN

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