Pelosi to oppose sweeping budget deal over lack of protections for DREAMers

The Latest: Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal

House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., stated prior to McConnell's announcement that she won't support passing the budget bill, and encourages others to do the same. "Without a commitment from Speaker Ryan comparable to the commitment from Leader McConnell, this package does not have my support", Pelosi said.

"I'd love to see a shutdown if we don't get this stuff taken care of", Mr Trump said at an event with law enforcement officials to discuss MS-13, a predominantly Latino gang whose members include undocumented immigrants.

Congress has until February 8 to pass a spending bill, and the deal would fund the government through March 23.

But both Mr. Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did say they're optimistic on striking a long-sought deal to lift the spending caps for both defense and non-defense, reportedly by some $300 billion over two years.

Disaster relief: Provide between $80 billion and $90 billion for hurricane and wildfire disaster relief. Blunt said he expects a Senate vote on Thursday.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has said that President Donald Trump's support is a must for any immigration reform bill to move forward and that the lower chamber will address DACA separately from appropriations.

Brokered by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the budget accord will increase military and domestic spending alike, lifting what were arbitrary caps on their growth imposed in 2011.

The budget shortfall grew to $666bn last fiscal year because of higher spending on Medicare, Social Security and other programs for an ageing population.

"It's a strong signal that we can break the gridlock that has overwhelmed this body and work together for the good of the country", Schumer said earlier Thursday.

"I'm confident that no senator on either side of the aisle believes this is a ideal bill", Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, said.

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According to the congressional official familiar with the agreement, the plan includes US$20 billion for infrastructure over two years, including roads and drinking water.

Representative Luis Gutierrez, an Illinois Democrat, said a budget deal without protection for the young immigrants protected under the soon-to-end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme is unacceptable. Democrats and Republicans have been wrangling over the numbers for months, with many GOP lawmakers underscoring the importance of upping military spending and many Democrats pressing for those increases to be matched with more federal dollars on the domestic side.

The House's top Democrat swung out against the latest plan.

Lawmakers still need to vote on a short-term spending bill to avert a shutdown, CBS News reported.

Funding the Children's Health Insurance Program for a decade: Congress reauthorized CHIP for six years as part of a stopgap government funding bill they passed last month.

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Democrats had previously insisted that any budget legislation must address immigration, including specific protection for young, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the USA as children.

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