Graham: ‘Blaming the Democrats is not going to work’

Republican Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamKim, Moon toss ball to Trump in ‘last, best chance’ for Korean peace GOP senator: Kavanaugh accuser 'moving the goalposts' Collins: Kavanaugh accuser should 'reconsider,' testify on Monday MORE (S.C.) on the third day of the government shutdown called on Democrats and Republicans to stop playing the blame game.

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"Blaming one party over the other in a shutdown never works," Graham told reporters on Capitol Hill.

He also said President Trump should encourage Congress to come together instead of running negative ads that will interfere with negotiations.

The Senate is expected to vote at noon on Monday on a bill to fund the government for another three weeks.