‘Everything Is on the Table.’ Lawmakers Seek a Border Security Compromise to Avert Another Shutdown

Jan 31, 2019 - Time Magazine

(WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the House offered a border security plan that would not provide a penny for Donald Trump’s border wall, ignoring — for now — an early-morning warning from the president that they’d be “wasting their time” if they don’t come up with wall money.

The Democratic offer on Wednesday was just a starting point in House-Senate talks on border security funding that kicked off in a basement room in the Capitol. A top Democrat acknowledged that “everything...