President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, Dec. 11, in the Oval Office of the White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, Dec. 11, in the Oval Office of the White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Viewpoints: Shutdown deal calls for science, not art

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