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Trump, Lawmakers Scramble to Avoid Shutdown

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Democratic leaders Tuesday in a final effort to secure border wall funding as part of a larger government spending package that must be passed by Dec. 21. The funding marks the final legislative action of the Republican-controlled Congress and a must-pass bill to avert a partial government shutdown ahead of the holidays.   Both parties face a delicate balancing act tackling the latest fight over immigration with just weeks until control of...

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