US lawmakers reach tentative deal to avoid government shutdown - News Summed Up

US lawmakers reach tentative deal to avoid government shutdown


Neither he nor three other senior lawmakers flanking him provided any details of the tentative pact. But a vocal group of conservatives influential with Trump has urged him to remain steadfast in his demand for the border wall money. In comments about the tentative congressional deal reached on Monday, Fox News commentator Sean Hannity told his viewers: "Any Republican that supports this garbage compromise, you will have to explain." But one of the other aides said the deal would give Trump the flexibility to increase the number to 52,000 if necessary. In recent weeks, Trump has threatened to declare a "national emergency" if Congress did not give him money to build a border wall.


Source: bd News24 February 12, 2019 04:52 UTC



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