President Trump said he and congressional leaders have reached a deal that would temporarily halt the partial government shutdown.
The proposal would reopen the government for three weeks while the White House and congressional Democrats negotiate over border security measures.
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A mass shooting Tuesday that killed at least 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school came less than a year after legislators drastically expanded gun rights. Pledging to keep Texas a “bastion of freedom,” Gov. Greg Abbott in June signed seven laws, one of which allows people to legally carry handguns without licenses.“Texas…