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US Budget impasse: 'Good shutdown' needed to fix 'mess', tweets Trump

Republican party would require 60 votes in the Senate to pass the budget proposal

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the US needs a "good shutdown" in September to fix a "mess" in the Senate, expressing frustration over the hurdles posed by the Democratic party in passing the budget proposed by him. "The reason for the plan negotiated between the Republicans and Democrats is that we need 60 votes in the Senate which are not there!" Trump tweeted. The reason for the plan negotiated between the Republicans and Democrats is that we need 60 votes in the Senate which are not there! We.... — Donald J. Trump ...

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First Published: Tue, May 02 2017. 21:05 IST
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