Politics here has got quite “tribal” and whilst compromise or negotiation is key to moving on in reaching a resolution, there seems little evidence of this on both sides of “the pond”.
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I'll add something I saw because it's accurate.
Trump is asking for 5.7 billion out of an annual budget of 4.407 trillion. In other words, he's asking for $57 out of an annual budget of $44,070. Think about that.
Imagine your partner sahing, "We are not going to work, the kids are not getting allowances, and the bills are not getting paid until you give up this silly idea of spending $57 to put a fence in our yard."
This is what Pelosi and Schumer have halted the government for.