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Sen. John Cornyn says Dems were still jockeying to get a DACA fix attached to the CR during those negotiations on the floor.
Sen. Dick Durbin on whether Dems will support the Feb. 8 CR: “I don’t think so,” he tells me as he leaves the Capitol.
SHUTDOWN UPDATE: Senate Dems are forcing procedural votes and seem likely to stretch this out, but will eventually end w/ vote on a CR to fund gov thru Feb. 8 (date is only thing that changes). House comes back tmrw morning.
Schumer says he offered border wall in exchange for DACA fix, but Trump did not accept.
Sen. Kennedy just told reporters that it’s more than just the length of the CR that was being negotiated, but declined to elaborate further.
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