Senate Passes Two-Month Stopgap Spending Bill in Late Night Vote

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Senate Passes Two-Month Stopgap Spending Invoice in Late Night time Vote – No New Cash For Border Wall

The Senate handed a two-month stopgap funding invoice in a late night time vote Wednesday to keep away from a Saturday authorities shutdown.

The invoice was then shortly despatched to the Home simply two days earlier than the funding was set to run out; the Home is anticipated to approve the invoice straight away.

“The Senate okay’d the plan by voice vote. The measure retains the federal government open for the excellent seven appropriations payments at present ranges…by way of February eight. Doesn’t fund wall,” reported Chad Pergram.

Outgoing Arizona Senator Jeff Flake presided over the vote. Senators have been singing Christmas carols as they stiffed President Trump on border wall funding. 

The $1.6 billion for border safety is just not new cash.

President Trump is the wild card as a result of it’s nonetheless not identified whether or not he’ll signal the invoice or veto it.

The President wished $5 billion in funding to pay for border wall building which was not included within the stopgap funding invoice the Senate handed Wednesday night time.

The Democrats take again the gavel on January third, so if Trump can’t get border wall funding earlier than then, he won’t ever get the cash; the Dems are digging of their heels.

Earlier Wednesday, Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) warned President Trump of the political fallout if he doesn’t veto the invoice. Meadows mentioned, “If Trump indicators the invoice there will likely be “main injury” to his re-election in 2020.”

The President mentioned this week he would use the army to construct the border wall if he didn’t get funding from Congress.

Senate Passes Two-Month Stopgap Spending Bill in Late Night Vote – No New Money For Border Wall

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