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Trump / Government Shutdown / Border Wall / Mattis #1133313

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 24, 2018
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(White House : Tara Palmeri) The partial government shutdown triggered by the impasse over President Trump's border wall funding & his battle with resigning Secretary of Defense Gen. James Mattis featured; Trump tweets on being alone at the White House, where the wall money will come from & critical of Mattis & a response from Representative Nancy Pelosi & Senator Chuck Schumer about the shutdown quoted. [Dec. 23, on Fox, acting chief of staff Mick mULVANEY†- says this is what happens when....] [Dec. 22, SCHUMER - says Trump has been on a destructive tantrum demanding a border wall.] [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - says it is about politics.] [Dec. 19, TRUMP - says it is time to come back {from Syria}.] The scathing letter from Mattis about our alliances quoted. [Dec. 23, Senator Bob CORKER - defends Mattis.] The coming Democratic vote on funding without a wall noted.

Llamas, Tom;
Palmeri, Tara

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