With Senate Talks Falling Short, Shutdown Enters Workweek

Under a proposal, Democrats would agree to a three-week spending measure in return for a commitment from Republican leadership to address immigration.

  • Published 22 January 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement that would have reopened federal agencies before the beginning of the workweek. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said negotiations lasted late into the night, with a vote to break a Democratic filibuster on a short-term funding bill scheduled for noon Monday. Under… Read at AP News