Negotiations have hit a wall. Neither side looks ready to budge as President Donald Trump seeks $5 billion from Congress to fund his Mexican border wall. Senior White House adviser Stephen Miller said the administration would do “whatever is necessary,” including shutting down the federal government, to get it. Meanwhile, Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer said Trump was “not going to get the wall in any form.” Seven spending bills are set to expire Friday, potentially impacting a quarter of the government including national parks and the Department of Homeland Security.


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