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lawmakers may have found a way to steer clear of US government shut down number two with the deadline approaching at week's end congressional negotiators said they'd struck a tentative deal on border security funding late Monday after lawmakers huddle to find a way out of stalled talks Alabama senator Richard Shelby told reporters staff members would hammer out the details a congressional aide told Reuters the tentative deal provides one point three seven billion to build fifty five miles of border fence but no money for border wall to further secure the border house Democrat Nita Lowey said congressional staff could work out the finer points of a deal by Wednesday talks on immigration had collapsed over the weekend raising fears of another government shutdown when funding runs out at midnight on Friday Democrats want fewer illegal migrants detained along the border and want to limit the number of detention beds arguing it's cheaper to release and electronically track low risk migrants while they await deportation aides say this demand is not part of the new tentative deal Republicans want to increase the number of beds to detain more people which they say would make deportations faster trump on Monday at a rally in el Paso Texas didn't tell the crowd of supporters whether he would back the deal or not but he did assure them the wall is coming to say you know what building the wall anyway trump has long demanded five point seven billion for border wall he has not ruled out declaring a national emergency which would allow him to bypass Congress to fund the Wall