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US President Donald Trump inspects border wall prototypes with Chief Patrol Agent Rodney S. Scott in San Diego, California on March 13, 2018. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

As the government reopened after a closure of nearly 35 days, longest shutdown in American history, the Congressional Budget Office released its estimate of the total cost, and the results.

The office estimates a total loss of $11 billion, most of which will be recovered with federal employees returning to work. However, the report states that $3 billion has likely been permanently lost:

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