9 months Dem’s border security plan omits wall fund Manilatimes |World
WASHINGTON, DC: Democrats in the House offered a border security plan on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) that would not provide a penny for President Donald Trump’s border wall, ignoring — for now — an early-morning warning from the president that they’d be “wasting their time” if they don’t come up with wall money. The Democratic offer is just a starting point in House-Senate talks on border security funding that kicked off in a basement room in the Capitol. A top Democrat acknowledged that “everything is on the table,” including the border barriers demanded by Trump. Lawmakers on both sides flashed ... more