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Analysts: Shutdown Expense Now Exceeds $5.7B Wall Cost

President Donald Trump speaks about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

By    |   Sunday, 20 January 2019 03:43 PM

There is growing evidence the cost of the partial government shutdown now exceeds President Donald Trump’s $5.7 billion request to build a barrier at the U.S.-Mexican border.

Standard & Poor's Global Ratings estimates that the U.S. economy loses approximately $1.2 billion each week that 25 percent of the government remains closed, according to CNBC.

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There is growing evidence the cost of the partial government shutdown now exceeds President Donald Trump’s $5.7 billion request to build a barrier at the U.S.-Mexican border.
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