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Loose Change: Lawmakers seek to side-step border wall spending fight

September 18, 2019
Lawmakers are reportedly seeking to side-step long-running disputes over President Donald Trump’s signature border wall for another year, in the hopes that the issue does not bog down negotiations over fiscal year 2020 funding for the remainder of the federal government, including EPA. The Wall Street Journal reports that Hill staff are developing a continuing resolution (CR) that would extend funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for another year at existing levels, allowing lawmakers to “skip the...

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