The clock is ticking again, as Washington aims to prevent the government's second closure during the year. Congressional MPs hope President Trump will sign what they call a "principle agreement" for funding border security. After hours of debate, Democrats and Republicans formulated an agreement Monday to legislate to finance the government after the deadline on Friday
. Trump publishes on Tuesday that he has reviewed the border financing agreement reached by the bipartisan group of Congress negotiators. An employee familiar with this issue told CBS News that he was "very likely" to sign the deal if he reached his desk.
Keep going for up-to-date news on border funding development:
Meadows says Trump is seeking funding from the Pentagon. 1
9659005] Rep. Mark Meadowes, chair of the House of Freedom House and Trump's loyal ally, told AR Berry and other reporters that re-appropriation of the Pentagon drugs is one of the tools he is discussing with the White House for construction on the wall,
Meadows also said he did not think the president would veto the funding bill. But "there is no way" to accept the proposal with a majority, which is proof of veto, he said.
Hoyer: Congressional funeral for late voting Thursday
Majority leader Wten Hoyer told reporters he will not have a vote on the bill until 18:30. Thursday because members will attend funerals for the former rep. John Dingel and rep. Walter Jones.
He called the bill "supporting a compromise … This is what the conferences are – reasonable compromises, not perfect documents, not everything we wanted but a reasonable compromise."
Report by Rebecca Kaplan 19659006] Pelosi for a border deal: "When it's ready, we'll hand it over." Well, it's not the question of when, the question is whether it's a victory for the American people. It's a compromise, and that's what the appropriators are doing, "Nancy Pelosi's chairman told reporters.
She added, "I had confidence that they would stay on theirs, and I'm proud of the work they have done, but as with all the compromises, I tell people, I support the account of what's in it, do not judge it We have other days to adopt other legislation, and we can not pass it until it's ready, we'll be ready to surrender it. " Trump says there are options that people do not understand to build a wall
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n. Trump, who spoke to reporters in the Oval Office along with the Colombian president, said there are opportunities that most people do not understand to build the wall.
It is unclear what these capabilities are being considered by the administration. insists that the deal has $ 23 billion in border security, urging Democrats to "cringe" on the issue.
For Venezuela, he says he has "great flexibility" if Nicola Maduro does not leave the post voluntarily. "I always have plan B and C and D, E and E," he said.
Graham where Trump stands
Sen. Lindsay Graham told reporters he believes the president "is inclined to accept the deal, continue to try to find the money elsewhere and will most likely declare an emergency situation" after speaking to the president on Tuesday night. very willing to go on the national emergency route.
"I think he has money he can get, which will give him more money, but I'm not sure he will get $ 5.7 this way." I'll let the president talk about but I think the national emergency declaration is certainly on the table … In general, if you can use the money as it provides for barriers and there is no limit to bedding in fact, I think he will be inclined to take on
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McCarthy: Trump does not have to "assure" anything before reading a bill
Lidde is seen on GOP Kevin McCarthy told reporters that the president "should not assure anything before you read by negotiators from Congress. He added that the president "has to make an assessment based on what is in it."
"I support the framework of this bill, I think the framework is there, I would like to have more money for the barrier there," McCarthy said of the deal. He said that "the president still has some options" and "flexibility" when it comes to financing his wall.
McConnell protects deal as a "good deal"
Senate majority Senate Mitch McConnell on the senate floor on Wednesday continues to defend the deal by contestants, saying: "If the text of the bill reflects the principles agreed on Monday, it will not be a perfect deal, but it will be a good deal. "
McConnell admitted that "neither party is getting everything it wants" from the compromise, adding, "This is the way it is done in a divided government."
"I hope our colleagues will complete the process of turning these principles into legislation soon and the final text could become a law
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Hakeem Jeffries: A Bargain for the 21st Century
The Chairman of the Commission of Democrats Hakeem Jeffries says the agreement reached by the conference committee "represents 21st Nice security. Jeffreis, who spoke to reporters after the Democrats' meeting on Wednesday, said the deal included "very democratic investment and infrastructure priorities."
Jeffreys told reporters that on the basis of his talks with the commission on Wednesday, there was "a huge majority" in the Democratic Party's parliamentary group to back legislation. The Democrat said the deal would be on the ground floor on Thursday.
Rebecca Kaplan reports that the leader of the majority, Wtente Hoyer, confirmed that Parliament hopes the legislation will be ready for Thursday and will hand it over to Thursday night. 19659006] "This legislation is the product of an attempt to find common ground, we have clearly shown from the outset that we will not support funding for a Medieval Border Wall, and we have also indicated that we are ready to support evidence-based barriers where necessary "- said Jeffreys. He added that the commission concluded that it is "wise to support 55-mile additional barriers in a way that is consistent with a fact-based approach to finding a common ground and improving security" along the southern border. positive results for border deal
White House press secretary Sara Huckabi Sanders told reporters on Wednesday that the president wants to see what the latest piece of legislation looks like before deciding whether or not to formally sign a border deal. Sanders told reporters at the White House: "Unlike Nancy Pelosi, we really love to read the legislation before agreeing to it."
"There are some positive parts of it," Sanders admitted, but noted "in one way or another, and one thing you can be sure of is the end of the day, the president will build the wall. do it and do it. " 19659007] What about the national emergency?
In recent days and weeks, the president has not ruled out emergency national intervention if he does not get enough funding for his border.
According to CBS News, "Major General Garrett, Washington Correspondent, all the necessary legal work was done at the Department of Justice and the White House office for urgent border security declarations. This does not mean that Mr. Trump will necessarily declare an emergency at the national level to build his border, but Gareth told CBS This Morning on Wednesday that "it is more likely than not" that the president will issue the declaration.
Garrett adds that if Mr Trump decides, legal work has been done satisfactorily by the Department of Justice of the Ministry of Justice and the White House. But the declaration, if used, can still be challenged in court or considered legally problematic. The administration, however, considers that, according to a senior official of the administration, he has taken due care.
Mr. Trump has offered to get money elsewhere, although it is unclear what that means.  Trump is not "happy" with the border
At a meeting with his cabinet on Tuesday, Mr Trump voiced dissatisfaction with the agreement concluded by a bipartisan group of parliamentarians from the Parliament and the Senate.
"I can not say I'm happy, I can not say I'm excited," he told reporters Tuesday in the president's office.
CBS News Correspondent Major Garrett told CBS This Morning on Wednesday that the president had received "the worst deal than anyone ever had" because it contains the slightest amount that can to be defined as a frontier
"The big deal maker has dealt with the worst possible hand than all Congress has given him," Gareth said, adding that the president had no choice but to take it.