Border Wall

Trump's GOP Allies: Butt Out of Border Negotiations

"It's probably easier to do if you leave it up to the [bipartisan committee] and let us do it," said GOP Senator Richard Shelby, a member of the congressional committee that's tasked with hashing out a border security deal.

Government Shutdown Cost Economy $3 Billion: CBO

"Among those who experienced the largest and most direct negative effects are federal workers who faced delayed compensation and private-sector entities that lost business," the Congressional Budget Office reported.

Government Shutdown Cost U.S. $6 Billion

The overall cost of the shutdown just surpassed the amount of money Trump repeatedly requested from Congress to construct his long-promised border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.