Trump Budget Chief: Spending Bill Must Have Money For Wall

Trump Budget Chief: Spending Bill Must Have Money For WallAP ^ | April 20, 2017 Posted on 4/20/2017, 11:24:25 PM by HelicondeltaWhite House budget director Mick Mulvaney says that Democratic negotiators on a massive spending bill need to agree to fund top priorities of President Donald Trump such as a down payment on a border wall and hiring of additional immigration agents.Mulvaney told The Associated Press in an interview that “elections have consequences” and that “we want wall funding” as part of the catchall spending bill, which lawmakers hope to unveil next week.The former GOP congressman from South Carolina also said that the administration is open, though undecided, about a key Democratic demand that the measure pay for cost-sharing payments to insurance companies that help low-income people afford health policies under the Affordable Care Act.

Talks on the measure have hit a rough patch as a deadline to avert a government shutdown looms late next week.(Excerpt) Read more at apnews.com …

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