Tue Dec 19, 2023 AT 9:53 AM EST
Senate Republicans say there’s no chance of a deal before Christmas on funding the war in Ukraine and enacting new border security reforms.
“We’ll work through the [Christmas] break and hopefully have something ready to vote on” in January, said Senate Republican Whip John Thune. “Obviously, we’re not getting this done this week, for sure.”
The discussions have stalled amid strong pushback from critics in both parties who have raised the alarm about the lack of transparency in the talks and the possibility that party leaders would try to jam a deal through the Senate with little review right before the holiday recess. Read Full Story