“The Senate approved a two-week government funding bill on Thursday, sending the measure to the White House and pushing a fight over the U.S.-Mexico border wall up against the holidays.”
“The resolution punts the funding deadline from Dec. 7 to Dec. 21, a week after Congress’s initial get-out-of-town date of Dec. 14.”
“Both sides have been stalemated for months on how much money to give the White House for the 2019 fiscal year. The House included $5 billion for the border, including fencing and technology, in its Department of Homeland Security (DHS) bill, while the Senate included $1.6 billion.” Read the full article here.
Source: Senate sends two-week funding measure to Trump – By Jordain Carney, December 6, 2018. The Hill.Tags: DHS XTRA