Senate Republicans have released a 1,000-page bill they plan to vote on this week based on President Trump’s latest offer to end the shutdown and provide funding for a border wall.
Democrats have already rejected the plan.
“We want the symbol of America to remain the Statue of Liberty. Freedom, equality, not a divisive wall,” said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Without seven Democrats on board, President Trump’s plan to offer temporary protection for a million dreamers and refugees in exchange for border wall funding is dead on arrival.
Meanwhile, furloughed workers are preparing to miss a second paycheck this Friday.
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