WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tells Democrats ‘come back from vacation’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tells Democrats ‘come back from vacation’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the U.S. government shutdown (all times local):

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President Donald Trump says he’s waiting in the Oval Office for Democrats to return to Washington and negotiate an end to a partial government shutdown.

Trump tweeted to Democrats on Monday: “come back from vacation now and give us the votes necessary for Border Security, including the Wall.”

There has been little contact between the White House and congressional Democrats for more than a week, other than the Republican president’s Twitter barbs, as the two parties remain divided over his insistence on funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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