Voices In The News: Shutdown Ends, Trump Confidant Indicted, Venezuela Crisis Continues We hear voices in the news this past week on the end of the shutdown, the political crisis in Venezuela and Roger Stone's indictment.
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Voices In The News: Shutdown Ends, Trump Confidant Indicted, Venezuela Crisis Continues

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Voices In The News: Shutdown Ends, Trump Confidant Indicted, Venezuela Crisis Continues

Voices In The News: Shutdown Ends, Trump Confidant Indicted, Venezuela Crisis Continues

Voices In The News: Shutdown Ends, Trump Confidant Indicted, Venezuela Crisis Continues

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We hear voices in the news this past week on the end of the shutdown, the political crisis in Venezuela and Roger Stone's indictment.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

UNIDENTIFIED PROTESTERS: (Chanting) Hey hey, ho ho, shutdown has got to go.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED BROADCAST)

AMY FELLOWS: I was able to pay for my rent and my utilities for the first of the month. But now I have nothing in my bank.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: I am very proud to announce today that we have reached a deal to end the shutdown and reopen the federal government.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

NANCY PELOSI: Today, we have come to a way to go forward to debate the best ways to protect our border. I don't see this as any power play.

(SOUNDBITE OF RADIO SHOW, "THE SEAN HANNITY SHOW")

SEAN HANNITY: I know some of you say, well, he didn't get any money for the wall. He didn't get any money for the wall. No. He didn't. But he's going to.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

ALISYN CAMEROTA: Longtime Donald Trump associate informal adviser Roger Stone has been arrested and indicted by a grand jury on charges brought by the special counsel Robert Mueller.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

ROGER STONE: I will plead not guilty to these charges. I will defeat them in court. I believe this is a politically motivated investigation.

(SOUNDBITE OF PRESS CONFERENCE)

SARAH SANDERS: What I do know is that this has nothing to do with the president, has nothing to do with the White House.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

JUAN GUAIDO: (Speaking Spanish).

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

MICHAEL POMPEO: The regime of former President Nicolas Maduro is illegitimate.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

MIKE PENCE: We say to all the good people of Venezuela - estamos con ustedes. We are with you.

LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:

Those are some of the voices in the news talking about Venezuela, the indictment of the president's friend and ally Roger Stone and, of course, the end of the government shutdown - for now.

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