The representatives of the Democratic and Republican parties have achieved significant progress in talks concerning security on the border with Mexico. Politicians argue that was able to compromise and willing to make a deal. This should protect the United States from re-shutdown.
According to Senator Richard Shelby, the ranking Republican, the group of negotiators failed to reach a «principled agreement». However, the details of this contract, the politician did not disclose. He noted that the fundamental points of the above transactions is now carefully worked out. In addition, Shelby is hoping for the support of the agreement from the White house and personally by Donald trump.
According to Senator Richard Shelby, the ranking Republican, the group of negotiators failed to reach a «principled agreement». Photo: EPA
The position of the Republican Senator also shares his colleague from the Democratic party. Patrick Leahy noted that the sides worked on contract until late in the night and, eventually, came to a mutual agreement regarding the funding of programs to improve safety on the southern border of the United States.
According to preliminary data, the new project provides for allocation of $1.4 billion to build a complex system of barriers on the border with Mexico, with a total length of 88.5 km of the item on financing of the so-called Wall of trump in this agreement are not available. This was the principled position of the Democratic party, said Patrick Leahy.
If the Congress will not be able to secure an agreement before the end of this week, the us government again faces a partial shutdown. In previous times the country has suffered huge losses because of this. The reason for the imposition of the shutdown was the refusal of the Democratic party to Fund the Wall of trump, on which the President had requested $5 billion.