Senate leaders reach sweeping spending deal

This sweeping agreement does not, however, address immigration.

— -- Bipartisan Senate leaders reached an agreement Wednesday on a sweeping spending deal that would raise caps on military and domestic spending, increase the nation’s debt limit, fund disaster relief efforts around the nation and include long-term funding for community health centers.

The deal includes:

$6 billion to fight the opioid crisis

$5.8 billion for child care development block grant

$4 billion for veterans medical facilities

$2 billion for critical research

$20 billion to augment existing infrastructure programs

$4 billion for college affordability

The Children Health Insurance Program would be extended for four years.

“We had one Trump shutdown. Nobody wants another, maybe except him,” Schumer told reporters.

“Without that commitment from Speaker Ryan…this package does not have my support nor does it have the support of a large number of members of our caucus,” she said.

But AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for Speaker Ryan, said the Speaker has already committed to holding votes on immigration.

Regardless of what happens with this broader spending deal, Congress will still have to pass a short-term stopgap measure to prevent the government from shutting down when the current stopgap funding bill expires Thursday at midnight.