Jamie Parrish, from Minneapolis, takes a selfie in front of the closed sign at the National Archives, Saturday, December 22, 2018 in Washington. The House and Senate are gavelling back in for a rare weekend session amid a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for billions of dollars for a border wall. Photo: AP Photo

Shutdown day 1: Trump warns it could be a ‘long stay’ amid impasse over border wall

  • Partial shutdown starts after Trump torpedoed a bipartisan deal that would have kept the government open through February 8
  • Trump was demanding billions of dollars to build a wall along the US-Mexico border
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Jamie Parrish, from Minneapolis, takes a selfie in front of the closed sign at the National Archives, Saturday, December 22, 2018 in Washington. The House and Senate are gavelling back in for a rare weekend session amid a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for billions of dollars for a border wall. Photo: AP Photo
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