28 Jan 2019

Trump ends US govt shutdown after Republican pressure

From Morning Report, 7:24 am on 28 January 2019

The US government is preparing to reopen on Monday after the longest shutdown in history. President Donald Trump bowed to political pressure to end the 35 day shutdown, signing a bill on Friday to reopen the government for three weeks. But his battle for funding for a US-Mexico border wall is still not over. Our correspondent in Washington is Simon Marks.