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that's not true speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi on Thursday pushed back against reports Democrats were crafting a plan giving president trump more money for border security as a way out of the nearly five week old partial government shutdown we're doing what we have been doing all along of we had been working on our conventional responsibility to write bills preparations bills to keep the government open top house Democrat James Clyburn has floated a plan giving trump five point seven billion dollars for border security technology along the border with Mexico such as drones but not for the Wall trump has demand it pollutes these comments come hours before the US Senate was due to vote on competing proposals to end the shutdown one backed by Republicans granting trump the money for the wall the other backed by Democrats leading it out both plans expected to fail so little choice is absolutely clear in the nation is watching members can vote to immediately reopen the entire government with a compromise package that the president will actually sign or they can hold out for the democratic leaders dead in proposal that stands no chance of earning the president's signature and ending the partial shutdown leader McConnell says that president trump's bill is the only way to re open the government bull , he claims that our bill won't pass because president trump won't sign it has he ever heard of a veto override but the Senate votes after weeks of inaction signal the two sides maybe inching toward a possible way out of the impasse the Republican backed bill includes a temporary extension of protections for so called dreamers but adds new asylum limits for central American miners that Democrats broadly oppose some eight hundred thousand federal workers who are affected by the shutdown will miss their second paycheck on Friday