Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday he hopes President Trump will sign a deal struck this week to prevent a second government shutdown.
“I have recommended that if it becomes what we think it is, I do recommend he sign it,” McConnell told reporters. “I think he’s got a pretty good deal here.”
The president criticized the tentative agreement during a Cabinet meeting earlier Tuesday, saying he’s “not happy about it. It’s not doing the trick.” But he also suggested he could move ahead on building his long-desired border wall and said he hoped the government would not partially shut down.
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