Graham to Pelosi: 'No Wall Money, No Deal'

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGOP divided over impeachment trial strategy GOP eager for report on alleged FBI surveillance abuse Johnson opens door to subpoenaing whistleblower, Schiff, Bidens MORE (R-S.C.), an on-again-off-again ally of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump reversed course on flavored e-cigarette ban over fear of job losses: report Trump to award National Medal of Arts to actor Jon Voight Sondland notified Trump officials of investigation push ahead of Ukraine call: report MORE, made it clear he would not support legislation to reopen the government that doesn't include funding for a wall along the southern border.

"To Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSchumer calls on Trump to testify as part of impeachment inquiry Sunday shows — Spotlight shifts to Sondland ahead of impeachment inquiry testimony Perception won't be reality, once AI can manipulate what we see MORE and the House Democrats: No Wall Money, No Deal," Graham tweeted on Friday.

His tweet comes as talks have stalled between Democratic leaders and the White House.

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Republicans have repeatedly accused Democrats of failing to take negotiations seriously. The administration recently floated $2.1 billion in border security funding, which was rejected by Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y,). Democrats have said they are not willing to go beyond their $1.3 billion offer.

“There’s not a single Democrat talking to the president of the United States about this deal,” acting chief of staff Mick MulvaneyJohn (Mick) Michael MulvaneySondland notified Trump officials of investigation push ahead of Ukraine call: report Schiff knocks Mulvaney over failure to testify in impeachment probe Lawmakers skeptical of progress on spending deal as wall battle looms MORE told The Associated Press. "We do expect this to go on for a while.”

On day seven of the partial government shutdown, it appears increasingly more likely the House won't act on legislation until Democrats take back the majority next month.

House GOP leadership advised members there would be no votes this week as they wait on the Senate to act.

The lower chamber passed an amended version of the Senate-passed continuing resolution just ahead of their Christmas recess that would provide $5.7 billion in border wall and security funding and $8.7 in emergency disaster relief. The measure does not have the support needed to pass the upper chamber.