Sen­ate bor­der deal nego­tia­tors say they’re ‘stuck’ amid asy­lum and parole dis­putes

<div>Senate border deal negotiators say they're 'stuck' amid asylum and parole disputes</div>

Sen­a­tors are at an impasse in their nego­ti­a­tions on a bipar­ti­san bor­der secu­ri­ty deal to be includ­ed in Pres­i­dent Joe Biden’s sup­ple­men­tal defense spend­ing bill.
The bipar­ti­san group acknowl­edged the dif­fi­cult real­i­ty to reporters on Thurs­day, with mul­ti­ple mem­bers say­ing that nego­tia­tors were “stuck.” The com­ments were not entire­ly sur­pris­ing, as nego­tia­tors had been cau­tion­ing for two days that progress was not being made.
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“It’s stuck. Bad,” Sen. Lind­sey Gra­ham (R‑SC), one of the mem­bers involved in the talks, told reporters on Thurs­day after­noon.
Asked if that meant the effort was dead, he replied: “I don’t know about dead. Nothing’s dead until it’s dead. I’m not ask­ing for H.R. 2, but I do want parole to be changed.”
“In the big­ger sense, we are stuck because Repub­li­cans have decid­ed to con­di­tion Israel and Ukraine aid on a domes­tic issue we haven’t been able to solve,” Sen. Chris Mur­phy (D‑CT), the lead nego­tia­tor on the Demo­c­rat side, said. “In that sense, we are …