A bipartisan group of negotiators is making headway on sweeping police reform legislation, three sources said, as they narrow in on a compromise over one of the most challenging issues plaguing the talks: qualified immunity.
Opportunity for talks to fall apart is still very real — negotiators have been warning throughout the process that nothing is settled until every issue is settled.
Still, the significant progress on the critical issue greatly increases the possibility that a bipartisan agreement can be reached.
The negotiators hope to have draft legislation within the next two weeks, two sources said, which would fit their self-imposed timeline.
Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., have said the timeline for a deal is "June or bust."
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