Klayman: Trump as Usual Sold Out by Establishment Repubs! Reject This Deal! It's a Sham!
By Jacob Pramuk
February 11, 2019
A congressional source told CNBC it would put about $1.4 billion toward physical barriers, but not a wall. It would include about 55 new miles of bollard fencing. The agreement would also reduce the cap for Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention beds by about 17 percent from the current 49,057 to 40,520, according to the source.
A bill could get unveiled late Tuesday or early Wednesday. But that timing could change.
If passed, the measure would avoid reopening fresh wounds from a 35-day partial closure in December and January. About 800,000 federal workers were furloughed or worked without pay, missing two paychecks during the funding lapse.They face the prospect of more financial hardship if nine federal departments, or about a quarter of the government, close again.
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