Alexander calls for Senate action on wall

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 13, 2019 2:18 PM CT
<strong>U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander talks to The Daily Memphian editorial board about his proposed solution to the standoff between President Trump and House Democrats on the issue of a border wall.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander talks to The Daily Memphian editorial board about his proposed solution to the standoff between President Trump and House Democrats on the issue of a border wall. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander wants to ditch border wall talks between the president and Democratic leaders and instead start moving toward a Senate vote with amendments. That's provided President Donald Trump agrees to reopen the federal government for three weeks while such a bill would be amended and discussed.

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