White House: Trump would accept less money for border wall – AOL News

WASHINGTON (AP) β€” Both sides in the long-running fight over funding President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall appear to have moved toward each other, but a shutdown of one-fourth of the federal government entered Christmas without a clear resolution in sight.In fact, a top White House official warned the shutdown could stretch into January.Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, who is also the budget director, said he was waiting to hear from Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of New York about a counteroffer the White House presented Schumer over the weekend.

Source: White House: Trump would accept less money for border wall – AOL News

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