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Democrats Plot End to Impasse Without a Wall

Jan 01, 2019 - The New York Times

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats are putting forward a proposal to reopen the federal government by severing funding for the Department of Homeland Security and border security from other spending bills that enjoy bipartisan support -- a gambit aimed at forcing President Trump to negotiate or to shoulder the blame for a protracted shutdown.

The Democrats' plan, which will come up for a vote on Thursday when they take control of the House, consists of two bills. The first includes six bipartis...