After much negotiation, congressional lawmakers reached an "agreement in principle" to fund the federal government and avoid another government shutdown. The main sticking point in reaching a deal was debate over how to handle border security; the tentative deal funds the government through the fall, and includes $1.375 billion to install barriers like bollard fencing along the southern border. Democrats also dropped their demand on limiting the number of beds at ICE detention centers for undocumented immigrants. President Trump, who will have to sign the deal into law before Saturday to prevent another shutdown, told reporters he's "not happy about" the deal, but did add, "I don't think you're going to see a shutdown." Later, he tweeted that he is "looking over all aspects knowing that this will be hooked up with lots of money from other sources."

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