Trump, Schumer meet, no deal reached

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"We all know that", the New York Democrat said.

House Democrats gathered for lunch from We The Pizza on Friday to discuss strategy, bursting into spontaneous bouts of applause and cheers at time. "We made some progress but we still have a good number of disagreements". "The discussions will continue", Schumer said.

"But look, we shouldn't shut down the government and deprive American citizens of services, especially deprive kids of health insurance for the next six years, all because the Democrats are not going to get there way in giving amnesty to illegal immigrants and encouraging more illegal immigration in the future", Cotton said. "Schumer and the president told him to go back and talk to Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell and work it out", Cornyn said.

"This is purely an attempt by Senate Democrats, led by Mr. Schumer.in order to try and get a shutdown that they think the president gets blamed for", said Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

"Government Funding Bill (passed) last night in the House of Representatives".

Washington, D.C. The Capitol is seen at sunrise, in Washington on October 10, 2017.

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Democrats want a deal to protect around 700,000 immigrants from deportation who arrived in the U.S.as children and have stayed here illegally. Mitch McConnell, R-Majority Leader.

He blasted the Democrats for their plan to reject the four-week spending bill, saying they were "holding the entire country hostage" in an effort to win protections for immigrants who came to the US illegally as children.

But on the other side, Republicans are preemptively calling it "the Schumer Shutdown".

At this point, Senate Republicans are hoping to get more guidance from Trump and the White House about how to proceed. Graham and Sen. Jeff Flake, a Republican from Arizona who also worked on the bipartisan bill, have said they will not support the House-passed CR. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois. "The best that the Republican leader in the Senate can offer us is another Band-aid, another four weeks of temporary funding".

Trump earlier this week rejected a bipartisan deal that would have protected DACA beneficiaries and cleared the way for a funding bill, after initially expressing a willingness to sign such a deal. It would keep government funding frozen at current levels for four weeks, with no indication Republicans could come up with a full-year spending agreement before February 16.

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