Pelosi, McConnell Push Spending Deal But Trump's Wall Looms
Pelosi, McConnell Push Spending Deal But Trump's Wall Looms

The House speaker and Senate majority leader are eager to avoid a shutdown, but a partisan clash is certain over Trump's border wall.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell want to get all 12 spending bills passed by the end of this year, but a standoff over President Donald Trump’s border wall remains the biggest obstacle in bipartisan talks to avoid another government shutdown.