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Democrats and Republicans harden their positions on President Trump Donald John TrumpTrump praises George H.W. Bush’s Humility and “unflappable leadership” Former President George H.W. Bush dies on 94 Trump Affairs Alaska Emergency Declaration after Earthquake MORE s proposed border wall, increasing the odds for a partial state shutdown this month.
White House and Senate Democrats already point to who would be spoiled if a shutdown occurs, with every accusation on the other side of exposing a potential funding to disappear over the wall.
“If President Trump wants to throw a mood and turn off some departments and agencies over Christmas, it’s certainly in his power,” Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer Charles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerThe Hills 12: 30 Report – Latest on Dem leadership votes | Trump threatens new car tariffs | Senators informed about Khashoggi Schumer welcomes his first granddaughter No, it’s not a game for Dems to back Beto for President MORE (DN.Y.) Said Thursday on the Senate’s floor.
White House shot back and accused Democrats
“Another Schumer Suspension would not surprise anyone, it has become the new norm in Washington,” said Meghan Burris, a spokeswoman for the White House office for administration and budget.  The federal government closes briefly in January after a suspension of extension of the protection to “Dreamers”, young immigrants who came illegally as children, and again in February over challenges.
This time, the Congress has until December 7th to send seven bills of funding to keep the entire government financed. Regions financed in the five previous bills, which Trump signed in September, would not be affected by a shutdown.
But without a deal on the wall at the beginning of the week, Congress will likely need to pass a short-term extension to keep the government financed and allow more time for negotiations.
So far no small progress has been made.
The Senate passed its version of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expense statement with bipartisan support in the summer. The measure would allocate $ 1.6 billion for border security, including the pedestrian street in the Rio Grande Valley.
But the White House later said that it would have more money.
Trump told republican prosecutors at a tight meeting in June, before the Senate reviewed his DHS bill. That figure was not high enough and required $ 5 billion to fund the wall. When the Republicans sent their version of the bill a few weeks later, they were awarded a total of $ 5 billion.
The CEO has since threatened to veto all expenses that do not fund the wall to his satisfaction, Politico said this week that he would “completely be willing” to close the government if there is a death.
Instead of moving towards an agreement, negotiators on both sides have dug into their heels.
“CEO has been very clear that $ 5 billion is the number we will focus on, the number we need” Rep. Liz Cheney Elizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyHouse Republicans Dig Into Increased Financing for the Border Valuation: Florida Senate Race Head to Recalculate | They flip Maine House seat New 2020 trend – “friend raiser” | Anniversary war intensifies in the Mississippi drain | Blue Wave Masses California GOP Hills 12:30 Report – Sponsored by Delta Air Lines – Trump Sanctions 17 Sa utis over Khashoggi killing | Insurgents Seeks Female Challenger to Speakerhip Pelosi | Broward County completes MORE (Wyo.) Machine Report, the forthcoming House Republican Conference Chair, said Tuesday.
In Thursday’s floor speech, Schumer said that Republicans could choose one of two “reasonable” options to ward off a shutdown: Stick to Senate-approved bill from the summer or retain 2018 funding levels by 30 September by continuing.
“President Trump has a simple choice of two good, two-party alternatives. If he decides to support either the bipartisan DHS invoice or a continuous resolution, I’m convinced that both would pass comfortable margins,” said Schumer. “The only one position that can not get 60 votes is the president’s position. “
Sen. Richard Shelby Richard Craig ShelbyDems Will not Choose Suspension Fight Over Dreamers Schumer Floats Stopgap Expense Bill In The Battle Of The Border Hispanic Caucus Sets Red DHS expense bill MER (R-Ala.), the top Senate’s speeches have been working to deepen a compromise that would secure $ 5 billion in road finance over two years. Democrats would have to agree another $ 900 million in funding for 2018 and refrain from a fight against wall financing during the fiscal year 2019, ending September 30th.  The House Democrats said that the Shelby proposal was untenable.
“No How many years you spread it over is $ 5 billion for President Trump’s wasteful wall too much money,” said Rep. Nita Lowey Nita Sue LoweySchumer floats stopgap expense statement in the middle of the battle battle Granger to work as a ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee. Your lawmaker mocks Cohen with “ladies if he is meme more (DN.Y.), the house’s premier democratic prosecutor.
Other political and legal barriers are complex issues.
Democrats, including House Minority Leaders Nancy Pelosi Nancy Patricia Alesandro PelosiOcasio-Cortez gets office two doors down from Pelosi House Democrats wish list is a nightmare for small businesses On the money: US, Mexico, Canada s ign trade deal | Ocasio-Cortez is looking for a place on the House Bank Panel | New GOP tax bill hits roadblock MORE (D-Calif.), Pressing Expenditure Bill to Include Legislation to Protect Special Councils Robert Mueller Robert Swan MuellerSasse: The United States should pay tribute to Mueller’s election to lead Russia’s probe MORE and his Russian investigation.
Pelosi has little incentive to cry to Trump’s claims when she tries to win over the remaining skeptics in her party to support her bid on Speaker on January 3.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellDems Launches Quick Action to Strengthen Voting Right When He Takes The Power Maine 2nd District Outcome Displays the Value of Rated Elections to Vote Dems Will not Choose Suspension Over Dreamers MORE (R-Ky.) Has worked to page the Mueller invoice, but faces further pressures from Seniors Sen.
Jeff Flake Jeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeFlake: The Mueller count has voices to pass the Senate flag to ask for a vote on Mueller’s protection list next week GOP Senator announces opposition, possibly Dooming controversial Trump Judge nominated MER (R-Ariz .), opposing Trump’s legal nominations until the Senate vote for the Mueller action.
Congress leaders want to avoid extending its legislative period by 14 December. Before that, they must send a farm bill and reach a long-term agreement on national flood insurance, with Republicans wanting to push through a member of the judge.
Democrats are taking control of the Chamber next month, Republicans know they will be in a weakened bargaining position in January, which increases the chances that Trump will follow through on its threat of vetoing a statement of expenditure that does not meet its financing needs for wall. 19659004] In the past, he has encountered such threats, but he seems convinced that standing company in question will benefit him politically.
“I do nothing … just for police cal gain,” said Trump this week. “But I will say, politically speaking, the problem is a total winner.”