Skip to comments.The Senate legislation will fund the government until Nov. 17, and provide approximately $6.15 billion in funding for Ukraine and $5.99 billion in disaster assistance
Posted on 09/26/2023 5:43:15 PM PDT by RandFan
The Senate voted Tuesday to advance a short-term funding measure to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the week.
The Senate voted 77 to 19 to advance the legislative vehicle they will use for a continuing resolution funding government until Nov. 17.
The vote puts the Senate on a path to pass a continuing resolution (CR) later this week that it could then send to the House to avoid a shutdown on Oct. 1.
The House has been stuck on how to move forward with funding the government amid disputes among Republicans in the majority.
If the Senate does approve a CR, it could put pressure on the House to bring it to the floor and avoid a shutdown, particularly in the lower chamber has not made much progress on its own.
The Senate legislation will fund the federal government until Nov. 17, the week before Thanksgiving, and provide approximately $6.15 billion in funding for Ukraine and $5.99 billion in disaster assistance.
The legislation will also temporarily extend the expiring authority of the Federal Aviation Administration.
Senate leaders kept the details of the legislation secret until shortly before Tuesday’s vote as lawmakers wrestled behind the scenes over adding money for Ukraine
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And that's just the start... !
We have a criminal government that steals from us.
Uniparty in action. 77 votes
NO TAXATION WITHOUT RESPRESENTATION!!!
The Senate are a pox upon America.
PAUL RYNO AND #ITCH MCCONNEL SAID NOT ONE DIME WHEN TRUMP WANTED WALL FUNDING
But 6 billion for Ukraine just as a starter
Not another nickel until the wall is complete and the border sealed off. Sell Air Force One on ebay if you need the cash
The house has had 9 months to pass something and failed. Not only that, but took four additional days off this past weekend. The senate didn’t and passed a bill. The house better wake the heck up.
Complete waste of money isn’t it
The House should say no until the wall gets built.
We will see the House crumble and fall. Cowards that they are.
Not sure what your real complaint is. Spending bills are SUPPOSED to originate in the house, not the senate. Secondly, the power of the purse is the only true power the congress has vs the executive branch, so not passing stupid spending bills is exercising power of the purse just as much as passing spending bills is. So what would you prefer to happen here?
As to house leadership needing to get its crap together and stop jerking the people they represent around, I couldn’t agree more.
No! We the People are the government! What we have are elected and appointed representatives within the three branches of our constitutional form of government who are traitors to the United States of America.
The House in flux according to the tweets I’m reading
McCarthy says it would be “wrong” to include Ukraine funding
This is a “shell” bill where they delete some legislation then insert the spending which gets round that provision
It's just a continuing resolution. It's not a real bill. I am sure McCarthy is getting itchy palms wanting to go for it, but the staunch patriots are holding out for "regular order" meaning 12 seperate "normal" appropriations bills. They don't have to touch the Senate CR. Just say no, and go about doing what you are doing.
My sense is that Gaetz and crew in the House will not budge.
He wants single subject bills and no omnibus, and this is omnibus.
Break it into its constituent 12 or 13 parts and most of the government will be funded.
The pansies are getting the swooning you mean. The Texas Dade Phelan pretenders. I mean he had the guts to run a house session while drunk. Our RINOs don't have the stones to even do that.
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