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Lawmakers and President Donald Trump have until midnight Friday to fund nine departments and prevent the second partial closure since December.
Trump plans to sign a spending bill and declare a national emergency to try to build his proposed border wall.
"We have a lot of people here from other countries under a temporary protective program. Why don't we have a permanent solution for that?" Scott says.
Barring a sudden change, Trump is expected sign the spending legislation into law and prevent the second partial shutdown since December.
Congress is rushing to finalize legislation to avoid a government shutdown, but President Donald Trump has not yet committed to signing it.
The longest government shutdown in U.S. history cost the economy billions of dollars. Its impacts trickled down from federal employees missing their paychecks to D.C.-area restaurants losing a third of their customer base.
President Trump has reservations about a tentative government funding deal that needs his support to pass.
"The Democrats have now agreed to more than 55 miles of new barrier being built," says the California Republican.
A congressional source told CNBC it would put about $1.4 billion toward physical barriers, but not a wall.
"If you are a member of Congress, you are going to try to extract everything you can from the opposite party; however, you realize that the political cost and the economic cost are simply just too high," says Pimco's Libby Cantrill.
A new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey reveals how much the small-business sector suffered in the federal government shutdown. There is threat of another shutdown as Capitol Hill tries to reach a deal on border security by end of day Friday.
There's one thing the 35-day government shutdown made clear: Americans aren't saving for a rainy day. Here's how to build your cash cushion as the next shutdown looms.
Two House Democrats proposed legislation to continue to fund the FAA during future government shutdowns. The bill comes after flight delays amid a shortage of air traffic controllers, who were ordered to work unpaid during the last shutdown.
The border wall is "a piece of infrastructure," the Delaware Democrat says. "We've already got more than 600, almost 700 miles of border fencing."
Despite Shelby's confidence, it is unclear whether Trump will back an agreement reached by lawmakers.
Whether you own a home or you're shelling out for higher-education costs, Congress has yet to approve these breaks known as tax extenders.