Speaker Nancy Pelosi Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiOn The Money: Trump teases 'major announcement' Saturday on shutdown | Fight with Dems intensifies | Pelosi accuses Trump of leaking trip to Afghanistan Mnuchin refuses to testify on shutdown impacts Ellen DeGeneres buys cheesecakes from furloughed federal workers who were baking to make ends meet Trump teases 'major announcement' about shutdown on Saturday MORE (D-Calif.) On Saturday called reports of a deal to be proposed by President Trump to end a record-long partial government shutdown in "non-starter."
"Democrats were hopeful that the president was finally willing to re-open government and proceed with a much-needed discussion to protect the border. . Unfortunately, initial reports make clear that his proposal is a compilation of several previously rejected initiatives, each of which is unacceptable and in total, do not represent good faith effort to restore certainty to people's lives, ”she said in a statement.  “It is unlikely that any one of these commission alone would pass the House, and taken together, they are a non-starter.”
Reports surfaced Saturday that Trump would propose a deal that would temporarily extend protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program recipients extending the legal status of Temporary Protected Status Holders in exchange for his request $ 5.7 billion for a border wall.
Pelosi slammed the deal for not including "the permanent solution for the Dreamers and TPS recipients that our country needs and supports. ”
The White House and congressional democrats are at an impasse in negotiations to end a partial government s hutdown that entered its 29th day Saturday, extending its record as the longest shutdown in U.S. history.
Trump has not changed his demand for border wall money despite multiple claims from Democrats that such funds should be separated from discussions on a spending bill.
increased infrastructure investments at ports of entry, advanced technology for detecting drugs and other contraband and increased customs and immigration judges.
"Next week, Democrats will pass a package of six bills agreed to by House and Senate negotiators and other legislation to re-open government so that we can fully negotiate on border security proposals. The president must sign these bills to re-open the government immediately and stop holding the American people hostage with this senseless shutdown, "Pelosi said.
While negotiating between the two ends of Pennsylvania Avenue, the feud between Pelosi and Trump has become increasingly personal.
The California Democrat submitted a request to the White House this week to postpone the State of the Union address, scheduled for Jan. 29, until a time when the government was open and suggested border funding could be an issue of "manhood" for the president. Trump responded by cancellation of a delegation to Afghanistan and excoriating Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer Charles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump blasts Pelosi for wanting to leave country during shutdown Senators debate whether to retweet Cardi B video criticizing Trump about shutdown MORE (DN.Y.) on social media.