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Trump's priorities left out of US spending deal

Congressional bill includes his call for increased military spending but rejects his demand to fund border wall
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 05:50

Mr Trump made building the wall along the southern US border with Mexico a core election pledge, insisting it would begin within his first 100 days, a milestone that came and went on Saturday.


PRESIDENT Donald Trump is "pleased" with a bipartisan deal to fund government through September, the White House said on Monday, even though several of his top priorities were left out of the agreement.

But President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to force a

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