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House passes temporary funding 230-197

House passes temporary funding 230-197

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sent an email to his 50 Republican members blaming Democrats for being "irresponsible" in their threats to vote against the stopgap bill and urging his colleagues to not join them. He says: "we'd like to keep the government open". The Freedom Caucus reportedly secured a promise from House Republican leadership to whip for the Goodlatte-Labrador immigration reform bill and also vote within ten days on a bill that will eliminate spending caps on ...


House approves short-term spending bill; Senate Democrats vow to block it

House approves short-term spending bill; Senate Democrats vow to block it

WASHINGTON ― A day before a government shutdown , House Republican leaders cut a last-minute deal with conservatives to get a one-month spending bill out of their chamber and on to the Senate. He said they were at "the 10-yard line" when it came to reaching an initial deal on contentious issues like immigration and healthcare. Fox News host Dana Perino asked Cotton if he heard anything from the White House or Capitol Hill about what happened at the meeting between Trump and Schumer.


Here's the cognitive exam the US President scored top marks on

Here's the cognitive exam the US President scored top marks on

According to Dana Milbank at the Washington Post, Jackson "was so effusive in extolling the totally wonderful, surpassingly marvelous, superbly stupendous and extremely awesome health of the president that the doctor sounded nearly Trumpian".


What's 'shut' in Conn. in a federal gov't shutdown?

What's 'shut' in Conn. in a federal gov't shutdown?

The judiciary will be able to continue operations until February 9, according to a spokeswoman for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. Washington lawmakers are trying to agree on a budget that will fund government operations and agencies.