# If a wall gets funded as a result of the current shutdown, how much funding will that be?

The current US federal government shutdown is centered on immigration. Specifically, President Donald Trump insists on $5.7 billion for a wall along the US-Mexico border. On January 12 it became the (longest shutdown in US history)[https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-us-canada-….] Congressional Democrats refuse to allow such a budget to make it to the president's desk. It seems possible a compromise of some amount of wall funding short of$5.7 billion could allow the shutdown to end.

If so, what will that amount be?

Funding will count as "wall funding" if it is acknowledged as such by at least three of the following news sources: BBC, CBC, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Associated Press, Reuters.

Question resolves ambiguous if there is no funding in a government-opening agreement fitting this description, and this determination is made when there is a full (>90% of personnel) government opening (rather than say an interim agreement opening a small part.) Predictions are in billions of USD.

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