Mitch McConnell Blocks Government Spending Bill And Blames Democrats for the Shutdown
Mitch McConnell Blocks Government Spending Bill And Blames Democrats for the Shutdown
McConnell looks to shift blame for shutdown to Pelosi
16 January, 2019, 15:12
During the longest government shutdown in USA history, President Donald Trump has been losing support among those who may be his strongest supporters - white Americans who don't have college degrees. If the shutdown lasts another week, they will miss a second paycheck this year.
Financial companies have put in place programs to help those workers deal with a sudden loss in income, while a number of restaurants are giving away meals to federal workers. "The American people are counting on us to show leadership, and we have done that here in the House". The second bill would reopen federal agencies through February 28. We will have food for you to eat or food to take home.
The same Post/ABC News poll that found Americans blaming Trump for the shutdown also found increased support for the wall, though a majority of Americans still oppose the idea.
The White House says rank-and-file House Democrats have declined President Donald Trump's invitation for a White House lunch as the administration tries to build support for funding the border wall with Mexico amid the government shutdown.
The governor made his most extensive comments to date on the prolonged government shutdown after a meeting with Democratic leaders at the State House where he spoke with House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Karen Spilka about doing something to help furloughed federal workers.
Capitol Hill aides say the lawmakers going to the White House include centrist Democrats from districts were Trump is popular, including freshmen. The White House schedule for Wednesday shows Trump having a meeting with a bipartisan group of members from the House of Representatives who call themselves the Problem Solvers Caucus.
Food and drug inspections have been curtailed but about 400 US Food and Drug Administration staffers returned to work, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said.
Meanwhile, the effects of the 25-day partial government closure were intensifying around the country.
Trump has rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat, declaring he would "never ever back down". Unfortunately, no Democrats will attend, ' White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement.
Republicans complain that Democrats are the ones who are refusing to budge, and they say it's up to Pelosi to bring Trump a new offer. That outcome seems likely.
"Why won't President Trump open the government while we continue to negotiate?"
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Rep. Lou Correa's spokesperson struck just the right note, saying that "Congressman Correa welcomes the opportunity to talk with the president about border security, as soon as the government is reopened".
"How much more suffering must the president cause before Leader McConnell realizes it's time to move ahead without him?"
He reasoned later that the White House would refuse to sign the Democrat bill into law anyway, so it didn't make sense to consider in the Senate.
"They are not employees of Trump Tower", Rep. Ayanna Pressley said of McConnell and Republican senators.
GDPNow, an up-to-date tracker monitored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, is estimating fourth-quarter growth of 2.8 percent (as of January 10).
"He'd benefit from listening to the stories of federal civil servants who were working without pay, locked out of their jobs, maybe then President Trump will understand the damage he's causing by holding these people hostage until he gets what he wants". Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., called the votes "political theater" and said the legislation will not pass the Senate.
While leaders have been more prominent faces of the divide, there is no shortage of lawmakers on both sides advocating for something to change. Democrats, he argued, were partying on a beach rather than negotiating - though Pelosi and Schumer were not on the trip.
Volkswagen yesterday said it would invest $800m to fit out its auto plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee to make electric vehicles. The two CEOs did not discuss in detail alliances in specific markets including Latin America, where Ford is losing money.
Canadian air traffic controllers are really leaning in to the stereotypical niceness associated with our neighbors to the north. Air traffic controllers will be asking passengers to contact government leaders in Washington, urging them to end the shutdown.
The Australian team have two tough assignments in England post that, their ODI World Cup and the Ashes series. Earlier this week, Australia lost their first ever Test series to an Asian side in history.
According to Tourism Vancouver, China is the city's second biggest visitor market, accounting for 300,000 overnight trips in 2017. Brady said Canada was contacting its allies for support, just as New Zealand would and had done in the past.
Under current law, only explicitly religious organizations may opt out, as long as they could demonstrate a religious objection. Pennsylvania's attorney general, Josh Shapiro, called the ruling a "victory for the health and economic independence of women".
Well, you don't have to run citizenship ceremonies. "It's what the conservatives do to keep their base happy". The federal government has been told to put its money where its mouth is on the question of Australia Day.
In the past, several athletes have passed on their invitations to visit President Donald Trump at the White House . The White House didn't release the cost of the meal, but some news outlets tried to estimate the expense.
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She warned the result would only provide more uncertainty, and "tells us nothing" about what a majority of MPs actually support. Anti-Brexit activists demonstrate with other protesters outside of the Houses of Parliament in central London.
Official data also showed the manufacturing sector contracted in December for the first time in more than two years. However, in a sign that the White House's measures are having an impact, China's exports to the USA sank last month.
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