WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 15: U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a weekly news conference November 15, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Pelosi discussed various topics including her run for Speaker of House of Representatives. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Nancy Pelosi called for a yearlong continuing resolution on funding for homeland security.
Pelosi dismissed a compromise of exchanging border wall funding for a DACA solution.

WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi, who is slated to become the next speaker of the House when the new Congress begins in January, shot down negotiations that would include funding for President Donald Trump’s long-desired wall along the nearly 2,000-mile US-Mexico border.

Pelosi told reporters on Thursday that pairing wall funding with a permanent solution to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was not on the table and that she would prefer Congress pass a continuing resolution for Homeland Security before Christmas.

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“What we want in this negotiation, I can say, and it wouldn’t be a surprise to anybody is we’d like to just go in and say it’s December. We’ve lost now another week — for a legitimate purpose — but nonetheless, we’re getting closer to when this CR expires,” Pelosi said.

“I think what we can do that makes sense is to pass the six bills where the members of the Appropriations Committee have come to terms — you’ve …read more


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