Sen. Christopher Coons (D., Del.) voted against a spending bill to keep the government open on Friday, but he said Sunday “the government should not be shut down” and he was not a legislative “arsonist.”

All but five Senate Democrats voted against a spending bill Friday to keep the government funded through Feb. 16, mainly due to their objections to it not addressing the “Dreamers,” the young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children who were protected from deportation by Barack Obama’s 2012 DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) executive order.

President Donald Trump rescinded DACA in September and gave Congress until March to find a legal solution, meaning it did not need to be addressed this month.

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