Politics How US Congress will negotiate border security deal, explained Updated : January 26, 2019 06:42 AM IST Republican and Democratic lawmakers will have until February 15 to craft a border security agreement satisfactory to both sides. Trump will try to pressure fellow Republicans to insist on including $5.7 billion in the report for his wall, although a White House aide said on Friday a compromise for less would be acceptable. If at any point in the process there is a breakdown, there is the risk of government agencies being thrown back into partial shutdown after February 15. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.