Here we go..... There will be no second 2019 Government shutdown... But? Donald Trump is gonna still go after his border wall money from the American taxpayer, by going around Congress... (The bill restores a 1.9% pay raise for government employees that Trump … [Read more...] about McConnell…Trump to sign government budget deal AND declare a Southern border national emergency….
Senate Majority Leader McConnell
The action produced an interesting dynamic..... Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell, the Republican who carries the water for President Trump in the Senate lead the charge for the non-binding amendment to be added to a bipartisan Middle East policy bill that will easily … [Read more...] about US Senate voices disapproval of Trump Syria/Afghanistan troop withdrawals….
As I type this Donald Trump is 1/2 hour from proposing a compromise to congressional Democrats that would offer some immigration back peddling for his entire $5 Billion wall money.... It was unlikely that Democrats will bite at the Trump offer.... Even before … [Read more...] about Democrats are unlikely to agree to the Trump government shutdown deal try….
The Senate Republican Majority leader has refused to allow the Senate to vote on the Democratic House two bills that would allow the ever growing partial shutdown stop.... His party leader Donald Trump, the President, has advised Americans to 'Enjoy the Ride'.... Most don't … [Read more...] about Senate leader McConnell coming under pressure from Republican’s to end the shutdown….
The Dept. of Justice gave a classified overview of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller's investigation's to leaders of Congress , the 'gang of eight' and they came away in support of the continuance of the Mueller efforts to probe Donald Trump's campaign and Russian influence AND … [Read more...] about GOP Senate Majority Leader McConnell has Mueller’s back after review