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Carlos Curbelo urges Donald Trump to look to Mitch McConnell to reopen the government

Jan 01, 2019 - The Washington Times

GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo on Monday urged President Trump to look to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for guidance in brokering a compromise to reopen the federal government, which entered its 10th day of the partial shutdown.

The president closed the government over funding for his border wall, saying he wants $5 billion dollars, but Democrats have refused to meet his demands.

"He should empower them to come up with compromises," Mr. Curbelo of Florida told CNN. "He really need...