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Lawmakers reach "an agreement in principle" to avert another shutdown

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Feb 11, 2019 8:47 PM 2+ mon ago

As talks falter, lawmakers meet to avert shutdown

Washington -- After hours of deliberations, Republican and Democratic appropriators said Monday night they reached "an agreement in principle" on legislation to fund the government past the Friday deadline and avert another shutdown.

The proposal, which would fund all seven remaining appropriations bills, includes $1.375 billion in funding for physical barriers -- in the form of 55 miles of bollard fencing -- and a reduction in overall Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention beds from the current 49,057 level to 40,520, according to a congressional aide.

But the agreement is already alienating some members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. "While the President was giving a great speech in El Paso, Congress was putting together a bad deal on immigration," GOP Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio tweeted. Congressman Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican and chair of the caucus, called the conference agreement "hardly ...

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