Such a plan would drain the money Congress has set aside for civil works and natural disasters.... Such a move would probably result int law suits, but more immediately, would have House Democrats inserting language prohibiting such a transfer of funds in ANYTHING that the … [Read more...] about Trump could divert national disaster aid money for his border wall effort and how much would be the price?
They should.... Donald Trump TOLD THEM too.... He also told them to 'Enjoy the Ride'.... They aren't..... Look at the polling data, and you can see why Trump (or his advisers) thought a high-profile move like a national address was needed. We’re currently on Day 19 of … [Read more...] about Most American blame Trump, Not Democrats for the border wall shutdown….
Donald Trump & Co. aren't getting much traction with their efforts to get Congress to GIVE them 5 Billion Dollars because of a political promise made during the 2016 campaign.... With the media , even right leaning Fox, questioning the story about dangerous migrant … [Read more...] about Trump border ‘crisis’ sell changing to humanitarian and national security concerns ….
Donald Trump isn't getting anywhere so far with his refusal to fund part of the government in exchange for the taxpayers giving him Five Billions Dollars for a great steel wall between the US and Mexico that Mexico isn't gonna pay for.... Almost a million America government … [Read more...] about With his approval numbers dropping…Trump to do a national address and visit the border this week….
Is America on the path to a President using the military to supersede the democratic excise of power? Donald Trump seems to be planting the idea that there is crisis at the American/Mexican border.... By ALL accounts THAT isn't reality... But Trump doesn't really live … [Read more...] about Is Donald Trump gonna try to build a wall without approval from Congress?
Running for office and actually BEING a US House lawmaker are two entirely different things.... Several newly elected House members are in the process of finding that out.... Demanding progressive/left leaning bills that have no chance of passage in the the Republican … [Read more...] about Rookie Democratic House members ARE gonna have slow down a bit….
House Democrat Nancy Pelosi is back!... And her Democratic House members have her back..... House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.) on Thursday during the first session of the new Congress rose to nominate Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as the next … [Read more...] about ‘Down with NDP’….The Nancy Pelosi show….Open Thread for January 4th, 2019
Update.... The number has climbed to 71 at of 1/10/19.... ... As federal employees brace themselves for their first missed paychecks on Friday, some members of Congress have decided to join them in a show of solidarity and refuse their paychecks. So far, 71 members of … [Read more...] about Members of Congress that are withholding or donating their salaries during the shutdown…Updated