Democrats Voted Against Three Proposals by Republicans to Pay Federal Workers During the Shutdown

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Here is a list of compromise offers from President Trump and the Republicans that have been rejected by the Democrats. The only conclusion possible is that they want the shutdown in order to – with the help of their friends in the media – make it seem that it is Trump’s doing. The list is impressive. -GEG

Democrats have rejected every offer to reopen the government from a partial shutdown, even as the White House’s offers become increasingly favorable to the Democratic position on immigration.

The shutdown began over five weeks ago when President Donald Trump demanded $5.6 billion in border wall funding, but Democrats — who had enough votes to block legislation — would only support $1.6 billion in border security funding.

Since then, President Donald Trump has repeatedly moved the goalposts closer to the Democrats, offering protections for certain classes of illegal immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion in wall funding. Still, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer say they will not approve a single dollar for the wall. (RELATED: Democrats Rebuff Trump At Every Turn In Shutdown Negotiations)

Here are all of the deals Democrats have rejected since the shutdown started:

$5.7 Billion For The Wall 

After Senate Republicans failed to pass a continuing resolution in December that included $5 billion in border wall funding, Democrats made clear that they would not support a similar measure nor negotiate with the White House as they took control of the House of Representatives in the new year.

$2.5 Billion For The Wall 

Days later, Vice President Mike Pence and Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney offered to cut Trump’s request for wall funding in half. Democrats waited days to respond to the offer and then informed the White House they were not interested in making a deal.

Border Fence Instead Of A Wall 

Pence told reporters during the first week of January that the White House would be willing to opt for a steel fence at the border instead of a concrete wall as a concession to Democrats, but Democrats said they would not negotiate until the government was reopened.

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