US Senate talks advance as government workers shut down

US Senate talks advance as government workers shut down

Earlier on Saturday, he again bashed Democrats, tweeting that they were more "concerned with Illegal Immigrants than they are with our great Military or Safety at our risky Southern Border". The Dems just want illegal immigrants to pour into our nation unchecked. The Senate must still grant final approval of the bill, and it must then be approved by the House.

Democrats get nothing right now.

With elections set in November for a third of US Senate seats and the entire House of Representatives, both sides are maneuvering for the shutdown. "It takes 60 votes in the Senate".

Sixty votes were needed to advance the bill to keep the government open, but it failed 50-49. Republican Senators Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Rand Paul (R-KY) also voted against it.

Over the weekend, Trump encouraged the Senate's Republican leaders to invoke the "nuclear option" - a procedural maneuver to change the chamber's rules to allow passage of a budget by a simple majority of 51 votes to end the shutdown.

Democrats would come away from this deal with nothing but a promise, maybe, of a future vote. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., on ABC's "This Week".

The BBC says the shutdown, which began on the first anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, casts doubt on whether the president will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he is due to meet delegates including Theresa May this week.

Democrats say short-term spending legislation must include protections for illegal immigrants brought to the USA as children, known as "Dreamers".

But it left out any action on the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, that affects Dreamers.

Читайте также: Capital Planning Advisors LLC Purchases 3456 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

Among those losing pay until the impasse is solved are more than 300,000 civilian defence workers. While there have been multiple bills introduced in Congress, GOP leadership has not committed to bringing up any specific legislation.

Republicans are pinning the blame squarely on the Senate Democrats. They say Democrats are overly focused on DACA and overlooking other pressing matters that will be affected by the shutdown.

Chuck Schumer, the Senate's top Democrat, indicated earlier Sunday that he would continue to lead a filibuster of the stopgap spending measure, while congressional Republicans appeared content to let the pressure build on the second day of the government shutdown.

"It's nearly as if you were rooting for a shutdown", Schumer said, referring to Trump.

Giving an insight into the planning objective, Mulvaney said the military will still go to work; the border will still be patrolled; fire folks will still be fighting the fires; and the parks will be open. "We are not going to weaponize it", Mulvaney said Friday. GOP lawmakers argued that Democrats were blocking extra Pentagon money by keeping the government closed and thwarting a long-term budget deal.

Trump also laid the entire blame of the stalemate at the doorstep of Democrats whom he accused of obstructing measures to keep the government running and pushed for more Republicans to be elected into congress in 2018.

The announcement comes after Democrats and Republicans once again failed to come to an agreement on a spending bill concerning key issues like immigration and health care.

The finger-pointing played out in both the House and Senate, where lawmakers were eager to show voters they were actively working for a solution - or at least actively making the case the other party was at fault. "It's next to impossible", Schumer said.

При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
«» 2007 - 2019 Copyright.
Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.

Код для вставки в блог

Related News:

  • Melania Trump will not go to Davos

    Melania Trump will not go to Davos

    While here in the United States eyebrows are being raised as Melania Trump will not accompany Donald Trump for this global meet. However, Trump's own trip was in limbo until Monday due to the shutdown of the USA government, which has now been resolved.
    Hundreds Of Officers Participate In Procession For Fallen Adams County Deputy

    Hundreds Of Officers Participate In Procession For Fallen Adams County Deputy

    A police spokesperson said that the "area is considered to be dangerous" and is urging nearby residents to stay inside. An Adams County deputy died from their injuries Wednesday night after being shot in a neighborhood south of Thornton.

    Padmaavat release: Gurgaon schools to stay shut till Sunday despite safety assurances

    Before the Apex Court order came in, the state cabinet in a meeting had announced that the movie will not be screened in Haryana. Mumbai, near Pigdambar crossing in Kishanganj area in Indore district and broke glass bottles on the road, the police said.
  • Durant on ejection: Ref was

    Durant on ejection: Ref was

    It was a pretty thoughtful response from Durant, who is a real hoops savant and is having an outstanding season for the Warriors. "Well in the first half I was dribbling up on the right side, I made a left to right cross and he said I carried", Durant said.
    Woman falls from balcony, dies aboard Carnival cruise

    Woman falls from balcony, dies aboard Carnival cruise

    At the time of the incident, the cruise ship was transiting from Jacksonville to their first port of call in Nassau, Bahamas. All appropriate authorities were notified and Carnival's CARE team is providing support and assistance to the guest's family.
    Trump backs full citizenship for Dreamers

    Trump backs full citizenship for Dreamers

    The Justice Department last week appealed to both courts, which Attorney General Jeff Sessions acknowledged was a "rare step". Addressing the status of the Dreamers' parents, who brought them into America illegally, would be "tricky", Trump said.
  • Rob Gronkowski wouldn't have practiced today due to concussion

    Rob Gronkowski wouldn't have practiced today due to concussion

    Although he is still recovering from a concussion, Gronk is expected to play come game time. Belichick loves to playfully mock the idea of getting injury reports to the media ASAP.
    Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King

    Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King

    Trump used the same term to address suggestions by author Michael Wolff that he wasn't mentally fit to be President. The individuals spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly.
    Westbrook: George All-Star Snub Is Outrageous

    Westbrook: George All-Star Snub Is Outrageous

    There are certain All-Stars in this league, everybody's not an All-Star, just because you get voted in don't mean you're an All-Star".
  • Revenue Estimates for Investors: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

    Webster Bank & Trust N A stated it has 663 shares. 84,679 shares valued at $3.21M were sold by WALTRIP R L on Monday, December 11. Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc.'s holdings in Wal-Mart Stores were worth $244,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

    Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) to Buyback 350000000 Outstanding Stock

    Breaking: Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) has hit maximum technical strength - watch the technical oscillators for momentum gaps. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its stake in shares of Wells Fargo & Co by 0.8% during the 3rd quarter.
    Zimbabwe skittled out for paltry 125, Bangladesh win by 91 runs

    Zimbabwe skittled out for paltry 125, Bangladesh win by 91 runs

    Cremer claimed four wickets with his legspin to trigger a Bangladesh collapse as the hosts slipped from 147 for 2 to 170 for 8. Even during the 106-run second wicket stand between Shakib and Tamim, Zimbabwe's spinners had a major say.

Most liked

Ford, Las Vegas Sands, United Rentals Earnings Due After The Close
Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. bought a new position in Las Vegas Sands during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $209,000. Las Vegas Sands conceded its figures may be adjusted in future periods based on guidance from the Internal Revenue Service.

Real Madrid humbled by Leganes in King's Cup
After the game, Leganes goalscorer Gabriel said that "nobody believed this would happen". Sobrino netted the victor from close range following a free kick into the area.

Cairn Energy's (CNE) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in 2017 Q3. (NYSE:LOW) shares with value of $614,857 were sold by Hollifield Matthew V. Moreover, Summit Creek Advisors Llc has 2.21% invested in the company for 339,696 shares. (AN)'s stock declined 16.96%.

Ford Motor Company (F) Stake Upped by Leuthold Group Llc
Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. 91 funds opened positions while 271 raised stakes. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp invested in 8.34 million shares. 3,100 were reported by Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary).

US Ability to Block Shipments Into North Korea is Inadequate — CIA Director
North Korea's economy has been crippled by sanctions after a series of ballistic missile tests that outraged the worldwide community.

LG to raise washing machine prices amid new Trump tariffs
It was the first concrete reaction to the trade measures announced this week that have angered United States trading partners. The tariffs affect panels used on homes and businesses and First Solar primarily provides solar arrays for utilities.

Mexican Illegal Alien Uber Driver Charged With Four Rapes
The DA's Office says Alarcon-Nunez has also gone by the name " Bruno Diaz " and his Venmo username was " Brush Bat ". On Monday, Alarcon-Nunez appeared in Department 3 for his arraignment, entering not-guilty pleas for all charges.

Sanchez moves to Man Utd as Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal — SWAP DEAL
Mkhitaryan has been a marginal figure at United in recent months, with Jesse Lingard starting ahead of him behind Lukaku. Arsenal confirmed on Tuesday that new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan will inherit the club's number seven shirt.

FWC orders rail workers to abandon strike
The 2.75 per cent increase was less than half of what the workers are asking. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said their position had been "vindicated".

Survivors of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse respond to 175 year prison sentence
Amy Labadie said her vagina was sore in competition from Nassar's abuse - "How disgusting is that to even say out loud?" she said. He turned around and looked at his former patients as he promised to "carry your words with me for the rest of my days".

Kate Middleton launches new mental health website aimed at helping kids
In addition to playing games with the children, she was also happy to have a little cuddle and dish out some high fives. They focus mainly on helping babies, children, and underprivileged young people , as well as veterans.

NCAA To Investigate MSU Over Nassar Allegations
He is scheduled to be sentenced next week on more assault convictions in Eaton County, Michigan. But the anguish of the past week will have little, if any, practical effect on Nassar's fate.

Grumpy Cat owner awarded over $971000 in lawsuit. Cat still won't smile
According to Courthouse News , the five-year-old cat was brought into court during the trial, but was not present for the verdict. In 2013 Grenade's owners struck a $150,000 deal to serve iced coffee beverages branded with the cat's face called "Grumppucinos".

Lawrence Among Sanctuary Cities To Get Justice Dept Warning
It's part of the Trump administration's promised crackdown on cities and states that refuse to help enforce USA immigration laws. In the latest round of letters, the state of Vermont was not asked by the Justice Department to hand over any documents.

Kuzma, Lakers hold off Celtics
They missed ten of 17 free throws in the fourth quarter including four in the final 20 seconds that could have secured the win. Coach Brad Stevens said Smart needed stitches for the injury, but it "doesn't sound like a long-term injury".