As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books, members of Congress had left town, and no negotiations were scheduled.
The president did not tip his hand Saturday on whether he will move ahead with an emergency declaration that could break the impasse, free up money for his wall without congressional approval and kick off legal challenges and a political storm over the use of that extraordinary step.
News 2 wants to know… Who do you think is the most to blame for the government shutdown?
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Total votes; 19,812
President Trump 48%
Congressional Republicans 26%
Congressional Democrats 25%