Trump: ‘I Think We’re In Great Shape’ To Avoid Government Shutdown Next Week


President Donald Trump on Friday said that efforts to avoid a government shutdown are “going very well.”

“Now, we have government not closing. I think we’ll be in great shape on that, it’s going very well,” Trump said in an interview with the Associated Press. “Obviously that takes precedent.”

Trump said he has “a great relationship” with all the “various groups” in the Republican party.

“There’s a pretty vast area in there,” he said. “All great people. They’re great people.”

Asked if avoiding a government shutdown next week will take precedence over pushing changes to health care policy, Trump said: “Yeah, sure.”

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