Transcript for Department of Homeland Security Funding Down to the Wire
To breaking news tonight involving our own Homeland Security. Late today it appeared congress was about to let funding what out with a no vote. This involves funding for airport security security on our borders now comes late word this evening double moved to keep it going. So what's going on here ABC's Geoff Sony on Capitol Hill with breaking news tonight Jeff. Good evening David with less than three hours to spare it appears to compromise has been reached to keep the Department of Homeland Security open at least for a week. Now just a few moments ago senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said they've reached a deal for the short term funding gap but this is still all over an immigration fight at the bottom of this policy. The house appears to be going along with this tonight pres Obama making calls from the White House. Another example David of the crisis by crisis system of governing the least at this point it appears this government shutdown will be averted. David Wright Jeff Sony reporting in from capitol.
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