In another sign that Donald Trump is probably running out of ‘juice’?
His own party lawmakers in the Senate have taken money Trump took from other programs to spend on ‘his ‘wall and put it back where the Congress slated it to go….
Trump’s guy, Mnuchin the Treasury Sec and Trump chief of staff agreed to this in oking the Senate bill…
Everybody looking at the polls and things things gonna be different soon?
The Trump administration’s move to “reprogram” Pentagon money, to build Trump’s promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has been a long-running dispute between the administration and Congress. Lawmakers of both parties have objected, but the administration contends it can move the Pentagon’s money without congressional approval.
Now Senate Republicans, led by Appropriations Chairman Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.), have taken the opportunity presented by the coronavirus stimulus bill to restore spending on some of the programs they deemed most critical — although Democratic objections make it uncertain whether the spending will make it into any final bill.
Included in the GOP bill are some of the $3.8 billion in Pentagon programs canceled in a “reprogramming” notice the Trump administration released earlier this year….