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No wall money in Democrats' funding plan:Proposal would sever the issue from legislation

Jan 01, 2019 - The Boston Globe

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

The Democrats' plan, to come up for a vote Thursday when they take control of the House, consists of six bipartisan spending bills that would fully fund agencies like the ...