Senate leaders on Tuesday announced that lawmakers will vote Thursday on two bills that could end the partial government shutdown. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that one bill would extend 2018 funding levels through Feb. 8, while the other is what President Trump outlined over the weekend: a plan that includes $5.7 billion for a border wall, a three-year extension of DACA, and measures to fund the parts of the government, plus $12.7 billion in assorted disaster and agricultural relief. Both bills are expected to fail. House Democrats are expected to pass another bill to reopen the government with $1 billion for border security but no wall.
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