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President Trump Has an Idea for How to End the Shutdown but Senate Republicans Are Not on Board
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On Sunday Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stated his opposition to using the “nuclear option” to end the government shutdown. President Donald Trump supports the idea.

The Republican Conference opposes changing the rules on legislation.”

Trump tweeted urging Republicans to use the option allowing the Senate to pass the 2018 budget with only 51 votes instead of the required 60.

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