Majority leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellTSA agents protest against the closure of the government at the Pittsburgh airport. The case of Russia sanctions Pompeo who plans to meet with Pat Roberts in the middle of 2020 Senate speculations MORE (R-Ky.) Said on Saturday that the Senate will badume President trumpDonald John Trump Trump calls BuzzFeed on Cohen's report, notes Russia's file. DNC says it was attacked by Russian hackers after the autumn partial exams. BuzzFeed defends Cohen's report: Mueller should "make clear what he is disputing" MOREThe plan to link more than $ 5 billion for the border wall to temporary legal protections for some undocumented immigrants next week.
"I intend to pbad this legislation this week, and with the cooperation of both parties, the Senate can send a bill to the House quickly so that it can take action," McConnell said in a statement.
Trump is requesting more than $ 5 billion for border security in exchange for a three-year extension on protections for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and some Temporary Protection State holders. The bill that will be taken in the Senate will also completely reopen the federal government.
McConnell said Trump's plan is a "compromise" that includes "priorities from both sides of the aisle."
"This bill adopts a bipartisan approach to reopen the closed parts of the federal government. It combines the investment in border security our nation needs with additional immigration measures that both Democratic and Republican members believe are necessary, "said McConnell.
McConnell's decision to present a government funding bill that includes the Trump border immigration plan comes after having repeatedly blocked bills pbaded by the House of Representatives that would have reopened the closed government sector for the closure, but did not include additional funds from the border wall.
McConnell, at that time, argued that he would only present a bill that had acceptance both from Trump and the Democrats in Congress.
"The only way out of this impbade is a bipartisan agreement, and as the Democratic leader and I have affirmed here on the court, only a bipartisan agreement from all corners will receive a vote here in the Senate," McConnell said previously. . week.
But his decision to raise the president's plan for a vote in the Senate marks a departure from that, as Democrats criticize Trump's offer as a "non-incumbent" before he has publicly released it.
Two advisers said on Saturday that the White House did not consult with Democrats on its new plan to end the partial closure of the government, which is currently on its 29th day.
"The Democrats hoped that the president would finally be willing to reopen the government and continue a much-needed discussion to protect the border. … It is unlikely that any of these provisions, by itself, will pbad to the House of Representatives and, as a whole, will not start, "said the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D & # 39; Alesandro PelosiOn The Money: Trump mocks "big announcement" on Saturday at closing | Fight with Dems intensifies | Pelosi accuses Trump of leaking trip to Afghanistan | Mnuchin refuses to testify on closing impacts Ellen DeGeneres buys cheesecakes from licensed federal workers who were baking to make ends meet. Trump mocks "big announcement" about closing on Saturday MORE (D-Calif.) He said in a statement published shortly before Trump's address.