Here's how House Democrats plan to end the shutdown without funding the border wall

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democrats
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House Democrats have reportedly arranged a plan to end the 10-day-long government shutdown.

The government partially lost funding Dec. 21 over President Trump's refusal to sign a federal spending bill without $5 billion to build a border wall. The Senate had agreed to a bipartisan stopgap spending bill ahead of the shutdown, and now the soon-to-be Democratic-led House is following its lead, The Washington Post reports.

Senate Democrats and Republicans have already passed a congressional resolution to extend federal funding until Feb. 8, but the GOP-led House refused to vote on something without money for a wall, saying Trump wouldn't sign it. House Democrats are planning to take the Senate bill a step further, assigning yearlong funding to six government agencies that aren't funded at the moment and giving Homeland Security funds until Feb. 8, per the Post. Just like the Senate bill, lawmakers show no sign of caving to Trump's $5 billion demand.

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The Senate GOP has already balked at the House plan, saying "the Senate is not going to send something to the President that he won't sign," per Politico. Democrats say they will try to vote on the proposal sometime after they take control of the House on Thursday. Trump, meanwhile, has seemingly scheduled a vote on border security for the year 3013. Kathryn Krawczyk

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