"Well, try $ 1.375 billion," Ms. Ingraham said Tuesday in Fox News. "She may not call it a wall, but that's the way it is. And that's not all bad. "
Late Wednesday afternoon, lawmakers and their helpers worked to resolve the issues remaining in the spending package, which include funding for the Department of Homeland Security and six unfinished spending bills.
Representative Henry Cuellar, Democrat of Texas and one of the 17 members of the US Parliament and Senate who have negotiated a compromise, said there were late discussions about where new fences could be built in the Rio Grande Valley, local and Tackle environmental problems. White House officials pressed against efforts to empower local governments to block new fences.
A number of extensions, including a provision that would provide reimbursement to federal contractors who were not paid during the last decommissioning, will not be included in the package, as two-chamber leadership negotiations did not lead to an agreement, according to a senior Democrat assistant , The unfinished article also includes an extension of the law against violence against women, which expires on Friday.
Mr. Trump said the White House did not see the deal's legal text, and when the helpers do so, "we look for land mines."
As the text was not yet finalized, several legislators refused to provide definitive answers to their support of the bill. However, most Democrats stated that they would support the legislation, even before the text was finalized, partly because it would prevent further government closure and include democratic priorities in the other six legislative proposals.
Other liberal legislators expressed concerns about the amount of beds for the number of immigrants arrested and the immigration and customs authorities, some of which had been recruited. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York and one of the more prominent advocates for the abolition of the ICE said she was against it.