Budget talks

Budget talks bogged down by immigration, deficit concerns

WASHINGTON/January 30, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  A week after a standoff forced a three-day government shutdown, congressional budget talks remain bogged down by Democrats’ demands to protect “Dreamer” immigrants and GOP conservatives‘ concerns about a booming federal deficit. The deadlock is deflating hopes that lawmakers will reach a breakthrough before another shutdown deadline next week. At … Continue reading Budget talks bogged down by immigration, deficit concerns