• Graham urging Trump to reopen government for a few weeks

    5 days ago - By WGN TV

    WASHINGTON - A Republican lawmaker advising President Donald Trump said he is encouraging the president to reopen the government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall before the president takes the more drastic step of declaring a national emergency.
    But that may be wishful thinking, given that Sen. Lindsey Graham also says Trump still wants to reach a deal for the wall before agreeing to reopen shuttered government departments. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a leading Democratic negotiator, insists that Trump reopen the government...
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  • Graham urges Trump to reopen government for 3 weeks; endorses national emergency consideration

    Graham urges Trump to reopen government for 3 weeks; endorses national emergency consideration

    5 days ago - By WLKY

    Sen. Lindsey Graham also says President Trump wants to reach a deal for the wall before agreeing to reopen shuttered government departments.
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  • Graham Urges Trump to Reopen Government Temporarily Before Emergency Declaration

    6 days ago - By Slate

    Sen. Lindsey Graham, who is one of President Donald Trump's closest allies in Congress, urged the commander in chief to reopen the government for a few weeks in order to keep negotiating his border wall. Once he does that, and if there is no progress, then the president should go ahead with his plan to declare a national emergency, he said. “I would urge him to open up the government for a short period of time, like three weeks, before he pulls the plug. See if we can get a deal. If we can't at the end of three weeks, all bets are off. See if he can do it by himself through the emergency...
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