Politico: White House Backs Senate Democrats’ Border Plan

Politico reports that the Obama administration has formally endorsed the Senate Democratic version of an emergency spending measure that would provide an additional $2.7 billion in funding for the crisis at the Texas border. The legislation, drafted by Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), also includes funding to fight wildfires and $225 million for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.

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