NPR: 7 Takeaways From The Longest Shutdown In U.S. History

President Trump has been badly damaged during the partial shutdown — majorities have mostly blamed him instead of Democrats. Jacquelyn Martin/AP

January 26, 20197:00 AM ET
DOMENICO MONTANARO

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history is finally over.

The government is back open — at least until Feb. 15 — after President Trump announced Friday that he would be in favor of opening and funding it for three weeks while he and congressional negotiators try to work out a broader deal on immigration and border security. Congress then quickly acted to reopen the government Friday evening.

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7 Takeaways From The Longest Shutdown In U.S. History
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The longest government shutdown in U.S. history is finally over. The government is back open — at least until Feb. 15 — after President Trump announced Friday that he would be in favor of opening and funding it for three weeks