President Donald Trump delivers remarks on the government shutdown Jan. 25, 2019, in the Rose Garden. (Official White House photo by Tia Dufour)

Shutdown Ends Without Funding for Trump’s Border Wall

President Trump signed a three-week funding bill on Friday night, formally bringing an end to the partial government shutdown without securing money for a border wall.

Trump skipped the fanfare of a public signing ceremony and instead signed the continuing resolution (CR) behind closed doors at the White House, less than 12 hours after he reversed course and said he had agreed to punt the funding fight.

It was the latest sign that the shutdown, which consumed Washington for 35 days, is going out with a whimper. Earlier Friday, the legislation cleared the House by unanimous consent and the Senate by voice vote, an anticlimactic end to the weeks-long drama.

Read more at The Hill

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