Skip to comments.Congress seems on track to avert weekend government shutdown
Posted on 12/06/2017 7:07:54 PM PST by iowamarkEdited on 12/06/2017 8:56:43 PM PST by Jim Robinson. [history]
Despite incendiary words from President Donald Trump, Congress seemed on track Wednesday to approving legislation that would avert a partial government shutdown over the weekend as all sides seemed ready to avert a confrontation — for now.
Increasingly confident House leaders planned a Thursday vote on a bill that would keep federal agencies functioning through Dec. 22, and Senate approval was expected to follow. Even the head of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, whose members have been threatening to oppose the measure, predicted passage.
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Somehow I believe that a Trump era government shutdown will NOT include “No Trespassing” signs at the Vietnam Memorial.
Trump seems to like the short span continuing resolutions.
Perhaps he thinks they won’t be able to bribe each other with massive long term bribes this way.
I like the idea they won’t issue one that will last until after the election in 2018 for instance.
They’d have to promise the “family farm” to some in Congress to get their vote. This way they may promise a tractor, but that’s about it. “:^)
Donald Trump said what is quoted in my tag line and I display every day here. We want to stop the horse shit and BUILD THE WALL!! NOW!!!
When was the last time the US had an approved budget?
Pass the tax bill clean. Don’t pollute it!
Shut the bitch down!
Send home all “non-essential employees”. And then, once all those drones have been determined to be “non-essential”.....FIRE their collective ass!
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