January 21, 2018 / 11:32 PM / 9 months ago

Republican Senator Flake says he hopes agreement soon to end government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, said on Sunday that he hoped Democratic and Republican party leaders would “agree to something soon” to end a federal government shutdown.

Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) walks with reporters after speaking in the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 17, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and Republican leader Mitch McConnell are working on a resolution and Flake told reporters he was hoping for “some sign of progress.”

Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Editing by Peter Cooney

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