Most Senate leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that President Trump will sign a compromise bill on financing border protection, but he will announce an emergency for the construction of the wall. For the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies whose funding runs out on Thursday, they finally completed their work, including $ 1.375 billion for physical barriers at the southern border. He also completes six other draft bills for funding about 25 percent of the federal government, which closed for 35 days.
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Democrats introduce a bill that complicates Tramp's construction of a wall through national emergency
Shortly before McConnell announced that Mr Trump called the national emergency to circumvent the Congressional funding for the construction of the frontier wall. Democrats from the National Security Committee announced a bill that would have complicated Mr Trump's construction of the wall without approval by the Congress. would select "excessively wide powers" provided to the Department of Homeland Security to abandon legal requirements for the construction of a wall at the border. Another bill introduced would create a $ 20 million legal fund for homeowners at the border who could take their property for construction. The third bill will provide full compensation to all landowners at the border.
McConnell says Trump will sign a bill and cause an emergency
Most Senate leader Mitch McConnell has said in the Senate floor that President Trump will sign the bill and announce
"I just had the opportunity to speak with President Trump and … he is ready to sign the bill, he will also issue a national emergency declaration at the same time and I "told him that I am going to support the national emergency declaration," McConnell said.
The Senate is expected to vote for an agreement at 3:30 pm Ora [ET]
Freshman opposes funding account
Representatives: Alexander Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayana Presley and Rashid Tlaib said in a statement that they would vote against the bill because it gives money to ICE.
" We want to be absolutely clear: it's not exposing federal workers. or those that depend on the services they provide but the rejection of Humor's policy, priorities and rhetoric of the Trump Administration, "said congresses.
They added:" This administration continues to endanger dignity and humanity, our Department of Homeland Security has separated thousands of children from their parents, deprived the shelter of those who escape from danger, and used the taxpayer's dollars as a fund that stimulates terror in immigrant communities. "results". In any reasonable measure, Donald Trump's weapons ICE and CBP were unsuccessful. The Department of Homeland Security does not deserve an increase in funding, which is why we intend to vote in favor of this package of financing.
The president still does not guarantee the legislators that he will sign the law.
The Chamber and the Senate have not yet announced when they will vote, although they still expect to vote on Thursday.
Shelby says Trump has "indicated" that he will sign the bill but not "say" so that
There is no guarantee that Mr. Trump will sign the bill.
"He pointed out that, but he did not say
TipTV" finances an account ", then removes it
Early in the evening of Thursday, the president tweets two words" billing "before quickly removing the tweet leaving Washington in tension.
The House of Freedom coalition calls on Trump to use executive power for wall construction
Four leading members of the conservative electoral committee "Freedom of the House", a group that could oppose the use of President Obama's executive power to do what, which he could not legislate, called Mr. Trump to use executive actions to build his border wall.
Chairman of the Freedom Congress faction, rap. Mark Medous, a representative of Andy Biggs, a spokeswoman for Matt Gaec and spokeswoman Jim Jordan, addressed the president on Wednesday, saying: "If you feel that you need to sign a law that we also call you immediately use your powers under Section 284 and 2808 of Section X to get access to funds to start construction of a necessary border wall, "the letter reads." We support your use of the powers delegated to you by the President of the United States Congress to use the feder to protect the American people. "
Pence says it's clear that Trump does not like the deal
Vice President Mike Pence, who is in Europe, told reporters that he had talked several times with the president on a trip, and Clearly, the president is not very satisfied with the deal.
Trump has different options at the border, Pens said. The pension would not say if the president will sign this bill, noting that Mr. Trump is carefully studying the law.
Grace pray for Trump will have "wisdom" to sign a bill
As the Senate came to order in the morning, the Republican hay Chuck Grasley offered his own prayer in addition to the usual promise of a flag and prayer for discovery:
"Let's all pray that the president has the wisdom to sign the bill so that the government does not close," Grassley said. 19659008] What is in the bill?
In addition to domestic security, legislation reflects conference agreements on six other draft bills on agriculture, rural development, food and drug administration, as well as relevant agencies; Commerce, Justice, Science and agencies affiliated with them; Financial Services and the General Government; Ministry of the Interior, the environment and agencies affiliated with them; State, foreign operations and related programs;
Here's a look at the bill:
The main provisions of the bill: [$ 1,375] million for 55 kilometers of the bollard fence along the southern border and the Rio Grande Valley of Texas;
- Refunds for federal contractors who have suffered from closure;
- Violence against the Law on Women (although it includes almost $ 500 million in Grant Funding for VAWA Programs);
- There was no increase in the total amount of fencing compared to 2018 fiscal year (allocation – 1.375 billion dollars);
- any concrete wall or other prototype Trump wall. Only "existing technologies" for fencing or bars can be used
CBS News "Rebecca Kaplan and Nancy Cords contributed to this report
Trump says that he has variants that people do not understand,
President Trump speaking to reporters at the Oval Office next to Columbia's president on Wednesday said that he has options that most people do not understand to build a wall.
It is unclear what these options are considered. administration.
The president insisted that the deal is 23 billion Mr Trump also warned that the White House would "find mine" in the bill before signing the law.
The Commission finalizes a bill to finance the government
. ] The commission has completed writing the final text of the legislation to finance the federal budget. The government is late in the evening on Wednesday. Participants in the house were given an hour to read the text of the bill, after which, as expected, the representative of the House Allocation Committee, Nita Lowie, filed the law in the House, and the Democratic Assistant informed CBS News.
It is expected that the Senate will first adopt legislation on Thursday. After passing the Senate, this event will come to the Chamber for passing. This poll is expected on Thursday evening after 6:30, after the funeral of representative of Walter Jones and former spokesman John Dingel.
– Rebecca Kaplan and Nancy Cordes