Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have unveiled the the content of a four-week spending bill that was negotiated with Republicans in the lower chamber of Congress on Friday.
The spending bill would fund the federal government through December 20, allow the Census Bureau to spend the money necessary ahead of the 2020 population count, provide the military with a 3.1% pay increase, as well as keep the Export-Import Bank open through that date.
Rep. Steney Hoyer (D-MD), the second ranking Democrat in the house behind Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), took to Twitter to say that the House could vote on the bill as soon as Tuesday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that his chamber would vote on the measure this week while also indicating that President Trump would be ready to sign the spending bill.
Funding for the Trump administrations' proposed border wall with Mexico is one of the big sticking points that has hampered the funding process up to this point.
Also complicating matters are the impeachment hearings which are slated to hit a fever pitch this week as Democrats continue to call witnesses implicating Trump in a quid pro quo scheme to withhold military aid from Ukraine unless the leadership in the country investigated former Vice President Joe Biden and his son.
Trump has taken to Twitter to push back against the Democrats impeachment proceedings by saying that they should be doing more to help the country.