Democrats Agree to Approve Some of President Trump’s Emergency Border Funding

The Democrats have finally agreed to approve at least a small part of President Trump’s emergency border funding, in order to deal with the spiraling humanitarian crisis.

The decision was announced by Speaker Nancy Pelosi Sunday, just a day after President Trump agreed to halt a series of scheduled deportations due to take place over the next fortnight. Though this injection of cash should aid the situation on the border to some degree, the two parties are still far from finding any enduring consensus on the issue.

“This legislation provides urgently needed humanitarian assistance for families, including funding for food, shelter, clothing, medical care and legal assistance, and will relieve the horrific situation of overcrowding and help prevent additional deaths,” Pelosi explained, according to the Washington Times.

The speaker went on to take a quick shot at the President, blaming him for the crisis which has seen thousands of migrants held in sprawling detention centers. “The president’s failed policies have exacerbated the situation at the border, where vulnerable children endure inhumane conditions that threaten their health, well-being and sometimes, tragically, their lives,” the leading Democrat fumed.

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Source: Christian Headlines