/Republicans talk to Trump about U.S. spending bill after Democrats shoot down proposal

Republicans talk to Trump about U.S. spending bill after Democrats shoot down proposal


FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addresses Capitol Hill reporters following the Senate Republican weekly coverage lunch on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 27, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday advised reporters he’s now consulting with the White House about the kind of spending laws that President Donald Trump could be keen to signal into regulation, after Democrats rejected his proposed price range bill.

McConnell spoke to the press shortly after Chuck Schumer, the highest Democrat within the Senate, stated he had rejected Republicans’ proposal.

Reporting by Lisa Lambert; Editing by Cynthia Osterman

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