President Trump met with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) at the White House on Wednesday "where they talked about their shared priorities secured in the omnibus spending bill," Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, adding that the $1.2 trillion legislation "includes more funds to rebuild the military" and for "more than 100 miles of new construction for the border wall." Both the House and Senate must pass the legislation, which would keep the government open through September, by midnight Friday. Still, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, expressed optimism about the bill's passage: "No shutdowns," he said Tuesday morning. "You heard it here first."
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