Border wall funding fight erupts, $5 billion or government shutdown

By -- Washington Examiner—— Bio and Archives--November 9, 2018

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With the congressional midterm elections over, the bitter battle to fund President Trump’s border wall kicks into high gear today with the administration and congressional Republicans seeking $5 billion and threatening a partial government shutdown Dec. 8 if the funding stalls.

Already expecting $1.6 billion of the needed $25 billion to complete the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the fight that was delayed due to the election will be over swelling that to $5 billion. —More….


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