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Trump cancels Davos trip as US govt shutdown continues

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US announced that he would cancel his planned trip later this month to the Swiss ski resort of for the annual World Economic Forum, due to the ongoing partial government shutdown.

"Because of the Democrats intransigence on Border Security and the great importance of Safety for our Nation, I am respectfully cancelling my very important trip to Davos, for the World Economic Forum," the US tweeted on Thursday, reported

Earlier in the day, Trump told reporters before setting out for a trip to the US southern border that he "won't go" to if the shutdown continues.



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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 01:44 IST