Trump Expected to Sign Government Funding Bill, Issue National Emergency on Border, Mitch McConnell Says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump has indicated he's prepared to sign the government funding bill and issue a national emergency on the border.McConnell said Thursday the Senate will soon vote on the bill that's needed to avoid a partial federal shutdown Friday.The comprise measure keeps departments running through the fiscal year but without the $5.7 billion Trump wanted for the border wall with Mexico.The House is also expected to vote on the bill later Thursday.Trump's assent would end a raucous legislative saga that commenced before Christmas and saw Trump force a record 35-day partial federal shutdown.-Associated Press  Continue reading...

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