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Trump cancels Davos trip amid ongoing U.S. government shutdown

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(Reuters) - U.S. on Thursday cancelled his planned trip later this month to attend the in Davos, Switzerland, amid the ongoing partial shutdown of the

"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," Trump tweeted.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 00:05 IST