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    Congress Punts Shutdown Fight Deep Into December /Link



    Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are still fighting over President Trump's demand to include $5 billion for a border wall in the annual spending bill and have until Dec. 21 to get a deal.


    The lame-duck session of Congress will extend into late December now that bipartisan negotiators passed a short-term extension of government funding. They have until Dec. 21 to finalize a spending deal.

    Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are still fighting over President Trump's demand to include $5 billion for a border wall in the annual spending bill and have until Dec. 21 to get a deal.

    (Image credit: J. David Ake/AP)



    Published on 06 Dec 2018 at 06:04PM



















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