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Blunt Statement on President Trump’s Plan to Re-Open Government

January 25, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt released the following statement on President Trump’s plan to re-open the government:

“Shutdowns are bad politics and even worse government. Democrats say they’re for stronger border security. It’s time for them to get to the table. And then this process should be done through the normal structure. The president has a clear responsibility to secure the border and if Democrats cooperate we won’t end up in a place where this is done through declaring an emergency. That precedent could create real problems in the future on other issues."


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