BOISE, Idaho — Senator Mike Crapo is responding to President Trump's proposal for border security and to reopen the government.
The President made an offer to Democrats to end the government shutdown earlier today. His proposal includes:
- Trump, speaking at the White House, said he is outlining his plan to reopen the government, which has been partially shut down for more than four weeks.
Senator Crapo said in a statement he will work with the president.
“The appropriate treatment of children brought to the United States illegally at a young age, as well as addressing the crisis at our southern border have been key issues facing Congress. I will work with President Trump and my colleagues in Congress to pass legislation that adequately addresses both of these issues and that will reopen the remaining portions of the government as quickly as possible," his statement said.