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Currently the house has approved and signed a bill funding "the wall."

Senate has not approved. New members are sworn in January. Can the bill then be approved and submitted to be signed by the president?

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No. All pending legislation expires at the end of the 115th Congress. Even if it didn't, the Senate still wouldn't have 60 votes for a wall.

  • The new House probably wouldn't approve the current bill, either. – jamesqf Dec 23 '18 at 19:34
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    @jamesqf Although if pending legislation didn't expire, it'd be theoretically possible for the new Senate to approve the old House's bill as-is, and deny the new House any opportunity to get involved. But it does, so that's not actually possible. – Bobson Dec 24 '18 at 2:48

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