DC forecast: Gathering winter storm over wall vs. DACA, possible shutdown

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It’s unclear what the weather forecast holds for January 19 in Washington, D.C.

Run the different forecasting models: European. Pioneer. GFS. Or just peak out the window.

The barometric pressure is dropping. A storm could be coming.

A meteorological “bomb cyclone” ravaged the East Coast last week. A political bomb cyclone could wreck Washington come January 19. That’s the date Congress has to fund government operations and avoid a government shutdown.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D.N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said in a joint statement following the hour-long session: “We had a positive and productive meeting, and all parties have agreed to continue discussing a path forward to quickly resolve all of the issues ahead of us.”

There are plenty of areas of disagreement over government funding, bolstering Pentagon dollars and securing what Democrats refer to as “parity” when it comes to enhancing non-defense spending.

But the biggest issue of all comes down to the construction of a border wall and a fix for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). DACA is a President Barack Obama-era policy that granted some persons the right to remain in the U.S. legally if they arrived as minors with parents.

This is why the bomb cyclone brews, somewhere off the Potomac.

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