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No wall money in Dems' opener : As negotiations begin, GOP says security plan must include barrier

Jan 31, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

Democrats in the House offered a border security plan Wednesday that would not provide a penny for President Donald Trump's border wall, ignoring 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 is 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 is on the table," including the border barr...