on $5 billionting of funding for his border wall with mexico. democrats are refusing to give the wall a green light. halt theations to partial government shutdown work over before -- government shutdown were over before they even began. jim mcgovern said he was taken aback by the hostility of the house of representatatives. >> i was trying to reopen the government. toing to get recognition bring a resolution to the floor. i thought it was a reasonable request. i was not given the courtesy of being recognized on the house floor. >> it is the seventh day of the third shutdown of the year. 20% of the government is no longer being funded. this was triggered by trump's billion forhat $5 the border wall would be included in the spending fell. present was the mile high wall between the president and democrats. >> he has made a number of reasonable proposals and yet, what it has been met with is a wall of nonnegotiable democrats. in theirats are unitedd opposition of the border wall. they have offefered to consideda $1.3 billion border security passage.
a $3 billionting surplus so a slight miss. october imports rising 3% from a month earlier while exports rising by just 1%. dollar weakening, taking a big hit on wednesdays much which are that's weaker than expected third-quarter gdp numbers. october trade a bit of a miss as well, $2.3 billion. shery: the gdp numbers in the last session were a big hit for the aussie dollar as well as the asx 200 which right now is getting close to that level of 5600. let's get a check of the broader markets, under pressure again. here is sophie. seeing losses, set for a third day of declines across the benchmarks. banks and miners among the biggest drag. plenty of data for market watchers in australia to consider. retell cells coming in as expected and this comes on top of that disappointing gdp print which we got for the third quarter which didn't said the aussie lower but it fell the most within two weeks overnight. futures,ck in on u.s. s&p futures falling as much as 1.9% this morning. we are not quite figured out what might be the catalyst
so there is a plan out there $1.6 billiont has for the wall, that both parties have agreed to. the trouble, of course, is that's a lot less than $5 billion from the white house. and in this meeting on tuesday, televised on national television -- it was this really withordinary exchange nancy pelosi and chuck schumer, president trump repeatedly told them that he was going to demand the $5 billion and wasn't just the $1.6accept billion. >> what are you hearing in terms of what his advisors are telling point, now that he's dug in this deep to the border wall? >> so there's not a lot of people in the white house who are really gunning for a shutdown at this point. the republicans are going to be in their final days of their in the house. the senate republicans would like to see things done. so there are advisors in the who have begun to pressure trump to accept a deal, it'splain to him that going to be nearly impossible to get the $5 billion for the wall without causing a really year-end shutdown that, again, both parties on capitol hill really don't want to be here over the holida
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