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TIMELINE: The battle of border wall funding and government shutdown

Posted at 6:15 PM, Jan 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-03 02:48:30-05

(KGTV) — As the government shutdown continued into the new year, Democratic lawmakers remained still in their refusal to fund President Donald Trump's border wall project.

The battle of the border wall began months ago but only threatened to keep the government open in recent months, as spending deadlines neared.

Here's a look at what has led up to the shutdown and where lawmakers sit on the issue of border wall funding and how it's affecting the government's status: