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President Donald Trump was photographed with Customs and Border Protection officers at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas. According to Business Insider, Trump’s trip was part of his campaign to fund a new southern border. Trump and Democrats are currently fighting over funding the wall and have caused a partial government shutdown. Two unions representing federal employees currently not being paid are suing the Trump administration. The lawsuit was filed on Dec. 31, 2018 on behalf of over 400,000 federal employees.

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