Susan Collins

Politico: GOP Senators Reject Schumer’s Plan to Block Trump’s Wall

Nearly all GOP Senators are rejecting a proposal backed by Sen. Chuck Schumer that would have President Donald Trump agree to reopen the shuttered federal agencies in exchange for Democrats promising to debate his border wall funding request, according to Politico.

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Border Wall Vote Puts Vulnerable 2020 Democrat Senators in Spotlight

The dramatic vote in the Senate Friday afternoon on whether to proceed to a final vote on the House-passed continuing budget resolution that includes $5.7 billion of border wall funding placed an intense spotlight on three Democrat senators whose re-election prospects in 2020 are considered uncertain.

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