Republicans and Democrats came to an agreement on the issue of security on the border with Mexico.
About it reports Reuters, citing the Republican Senator Richard Shelby.
It is noted that the agreement should help Washington to avoid a new suspension of government services (“shutdown”).
“We had a good evening. We reached an agreement in principle” − said Shelby, however, did not disclose details of the agreement, noting that the text of the bill can be made public on Wednesday, February 13.
He also told me he agreed whether a President Donald trump with the terms of the agreement.
According to Shelby, the congressmen failed to reach an agreement in principle on funding programs border security until September 30.
According to reports, the Democrats agreed to allocate about $ 1.3 billion for the construction of the border wall on the border with Mexico.
Also, we will remind, on February 12, Richard Shelby, in an interview with Fox News channel said that in Washington, there are growing concerns about the resumption of “shutdown”, which was suspended until February 15. As talks between the Democratic and Republican parties get “stuck”.
In addition, according to estimates by the congressional budget office because of the “shutdown” of the American economy in the month of December 2018 – January 2019 lost about 11 billion.