WASHINGTON | The Latest: Kelly says Trump long ago gave up concrete wall

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Kelly says Trump long ago gave up concrete wall

WASHINGTON — The Latest on partial shutdown of the federal government, now in its second week. (all times local):
3 p.m.

The outgoing White House chief of staff says President Donald Trump long ago backed away from his campaign pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

The president’s demand for “border security” funding triggered a partial government shutdown with no end in sight.

John Kelly leaves his post Wednesday after a tumultuous 17 months in the job.

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