UPDATED 10:26 AM PT – Fri. Sept. 14, 2018
Congress votes to hold off on securing funding for the border wall until after midterm elections.
Lawmakers made the decision Thursday, in an effort to avoid a possible government shutdown.
Before the move, Congress had until September 30th to sign off on a new financial package
The decision will extend a lifeline to several pending funding bills for the military and energy sectors, which were due to run out on October first.
This comes after President Trump signaled he may consider a government shutdown if congress did not pass a fair deal to fund the border wall.
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