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McConnell: Syrian Refugee Issue to be 'Dealt With' in US Funding Bill

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Syrian refugee issue will likely be addressed in a must-pass government funding bill this month. The Republican leader said the spending bill was a "work in progress" but that "the refugee issue is likely to be dealt with in some way" in that legislation, which faces a Dec. 11 deadline for passage by Congress. McConnell did not say whether the spending bill, needed to avert a government shutdown after...

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