Lawmakers Heading to Close in on Border Wall Deal

Headline Roundup February 9th, 2019

Republican and Democratic negotiators are exchanging border security proposals signaling a compromise just days before President Trump's deadline to release their bill for another potential government shutdown. The latest proposal tops the funding at $2 billion, which is well below President Trump's requested $5.7 billion.

Lawmakers Heading to Close in on Border Wall Deal

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Details of a likely bipartisan border-security deal in Congress are being worked out after the White House indicated it will accept an agreement giving President Trump just a fraction of the money he's demanded for his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall.

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Negotiators signaled Friday they were zeroing in on a compromise spending package that boosts funding for border barriers and related security measures, with the goal of reaching a bipartisan deal early next week and avoiding a new partial government shutdown.

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Republican and Democratic negotiators are exchanging border security proposals that contain far less funding for the border wall than President Donald Trump has demanded, with just days left before a deadline to release their bill ahead of another potential government shutdown.

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