The plan doesn't include tax increases on the wealthy or corporations — measures embraced by several Democratic presidential candidates.
The White House is targeting a windfall from an international banking scandal to help pay for the border wall, according to an administration official.
The plan comes as Trump faces pressure to end the partial government shutdown that has inflicted financial pain on government workers and disrupted services from food inspection to airport security.
If the last face-to-face meeting among Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer and President Donald Trump is any guide, the discussion could prove tense — and unproductive.
The briefing comes as Trump continues to demand $5 billion in taxpayer money for the border wall and Democratic leaders have shown no willingness to agree to it.
By a vote of 87-12, the Republican-led Senate passed and sent to the House of Representatives the "First Step Act," which would ease the way for some prisoners to win early release to halfway houses or home confinement.
In a letter to Trump, all Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee urged the president to pull Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.
That Senate Judiciary Committee's vote on Kavanaugh is now scheduled for Sept. 20, following a 11-10 vote along party lines.
Sen. Cory Booker has questioned Brett Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings about an email designated "committee confidential," a label that reportedly bars senators from discussing its contents in open session.
The op-ed set off frenzied speculation about the identity of the anonymous author, and prompted politicians to respond.
After Congress' latest stumble on immigration reform, it appears no closer to solving the issue during Trump's presidency than it was in the two preceding administrations.
"It's a best and final offer," Sen. Tom Cotton says of President Trump's immigration proposal.
Republicans are getting behind a plan to keep the government funded through Feb. 8, which Democrats do not yet support.
President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday to blame Democrats for stalling a deal on DACA.
On Friday, Dick Durbin told reporters that Trump's tweeted denial of using "s---hole" is "not true."
A bipartisan group of senators has struck a deal on a DACA solution.
Sen. Al Franken plans an announcement Thursday after new allegations and growing calls for his resignation.
Sen. John McCain denounced President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
House Republicans had planned to repeal the Durbin amendment, a measure opposed by banks but supported by merchants.
Senate Democrats pounced after a report that President Trump asked FBI Director Comey to halt his probe of Mike Flynn, NBC News reports.