Trump aides in 'productive' talks to end shutdown as key services under threat
- President says government closure could last months or years
- Opinion: Trump will lose ‘bigly’ on immigration
Saturday was day 15 of a partial government shutdown that Donald Trump said could go on for months or years, if he is not given funding for a wall on the Mexican border. As new talks were held without result, potentially devastating effects of the shutdown were coming into focus.