UPDATED 10:04 AM PST — Thurs. Nov. 8, 2018
The deadline for Congress to decide if they will continue funding the U.S.-Mexico border wall is quickly approaching.
On Wednesday, President Trump announced that a partial government shut down may be enforced if Congress refuses to provide the remaining funds.
60 congressional votes are needed to advance the legislation, which expired back in September. At that time, lawmakers reached a bipartisan agreement funding 75-percent of the government.
Temporary funds will last until December, allowing some sectors such as Homeland Security to remain in place.
In January Democrat’s will control the House and most say they are not motivated to meet the president’s wall demands.