Trump Proposal Panned as Workers Face Another Lost Paycheck

Democrats said the legislation offers inadequate protections for "Dreamer" immigrants and Trump should reopen the government before negotiations can start.

  • Published 22 January 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans pressed ahead Tuesday with a plan to reopen the government and finance President Donald Trump's long-stalled wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, but Democrats said the legislation offers inadequate protections for "Dreamer" immigrants and Trump should reopen the government before negotiations can start. Convening the Senate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said his 1,300-page catchall spending measure — including $5.7 billion to fund Trump's wall — "would break through this stalemate… Read at AP News