After 35 days, the U.S. partial government shutdown has concluded temporarily after President Trump and congressional leaders agreed to fund the affected agencies for three weeks while negotiations on a permanent solution continue. The Drudge Report first broke the news after 12:30 p.m. ET.
A new funding agreement to reopen the U.S. government was announced Friday afternoon, confirming earlier reports from the Drudge Report and The Wall Street Journal. President Trump announced the new spending arrangement in a press conference outside the White House.
CNBC’s Washington correspondent Eamon Javers said preparation for the address mirrored a “full blown presidential announcement.”
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