The 2020 fiscal year starts in 3.5 months. Anticipate it will be a similar battle as that which shut down the government last year.
So far the House is advancing a bill with no border wall funding and will likely also make additional restrictions on moving monies.
The House Appropriations Committee advanced a $63.8 billion Homeland Security bill Tuesday, setting up a potential confrontation with Republican lawmakers and the White House over money for the border wall.“The bill provides no funding for new additional border barriers and prohibits the use of any other federal funds for border barrier construction other than those…
The House Armed Services Committee early Thursday rejected Republican attempts to remove language from the annual defense policy bill aimed at blocking President Trump’s border wall.
Emboldened congressional Democrats are going on offense against the wall. And that could be good news for the Rio Grande Valley.
The Senate is looking to advance bills that include funding for asylum seekers but will also have difficulties with wall funding.
The Senate Appropriations Committee plans to take up a supplemental spending bill next week to address the surge of migrants at the U.S. southern border, South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Tuesday. The decision marked the first sign of movement on a stand-alone border funding bill, which President Donald Trump first requested on May…