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The Wall Street Journal reports Trump, Congress Reach Tentative Deal to Reopen Government for Three Weeks.

President Trump and congressional leaders have reached a tentative deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations over border security funding continue, according to congressional aides.

The deal—would amount to at least a temporary concession by Mr. Trump to Democrats—wouldn’t provide immediate funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, administration officials said. The deal would fund the government through Feb. 15 and start negotiations between the House and Senate over a full-year bill funding the Homeland Security Department, which oversees the border, aides said.

The stopgap spending bill would include an extension of border security funding at current levels, which includes $1.3 billion for border security but not expressly for a wall. Mr. Trump would still push for border wall funding in the deal reached after the three weeks are up.

Trump caved in for now.

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He again threatens to declare an emergency if he does not get a wall.

Back pay for government workers is part of the deal.

Trump gave a very passionate speech. It remains to be seen what Pelosi and the Democrats will do.

Mike "Mish" Shedlock