January 19, 2018 / 1:23 PM / a year ago

Trump cancels Florida trip as shutdown deadline looms: CNN

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he arrives for a meeting at the Pentagon, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., January 18, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump canceled plans to travel to his Florida resort on Friday as Congress faced a midnight deadline to pass legislation providing short-term funding to avert a U.S. government shutdown, CNN reported, citing a White House spokesman.

Reporting by Doina Chiacu

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