October 18, 2018

Donald Trump signs budget deal, US government reopens after brief shutdown

US President Donald Trump says the new budget deal “means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS”. The twin votes put to rest a brief federal freeze that relatively few would notice. Many who did quickly labelled it a pointless, head-scratching episode. The shutdown was the second partial government shutdown in three weeks. The breakdown came largely in the […]

Government Shuts Down Over Sen. Rand Paul’s Protest of Budget Deal

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) caused a government shutdown Thursday evening with his protest of the increased debt that the Senate budget deal would cause. “I can’t in all good honesty, in all good faith, just look the other way because my party is now complicit in the deficits,” Paul said on the floor of the […]

In Immigration Debate, Senators Must Put Americans and Their Dreams First.

The just-paused Schumer Shutdown of the federal government brought to mind one of the most surprising headlines I’ve ever read. Last September, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., joined with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to pen a CNN.com op-ed headlined “Dreamers Are as American as Apple Pie.” If that pie came into the […]

The Schumer government shutdown and his surrender

The closing of the government was initiated by Democratic Senator Minority Leader Chuck Schumer from New York and the vast majority of the Democrats in the Senate. Pandering to the extreme radicals in the Democratic Party and the senators who are planning to run for president in 2020, Senator Schumer demanded a DACA (Deferred Action […]

How Shutdown Under Trump Compares With Obama, Other Presidents.

The three-day partial government shutdown on President Donald Trump’s first anniversary in office had some marked differences from the last shutdown in 2013, aside from the duration. “I’m pleased the Democrats in the Senate have come to their senses and are willing to fund our great military, border patrol, first responders and insurance for vulnerable […]

What The Latest Stupid Government Shutdown Means.

On Monday, Democrats caved on their manufactured government shutdown. In an attempt to generate a groundswell of support for a legislative re-enshrinement of former President Obama’s executive amnesty, Democrats filibustered a continuing resolution to fund the government. That tough stance lasted precisely three days. Then, Democrats voted overwhelmingly with Republicans to fund the government in […]

Fresh Polling: Shutting Down Government Over DACA Was Not Good For Democrats .

The government will officially reopen Monday afternoon after a three day tantrum from Democrats over DACA. Just before 1 o’clock, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer made the announcement Democrats would vote in favor of reopening. The final tally was 81-18. But new polling from Harvard-Harris shows Democrats following Schumer’s lead to shut down the government on […]

Donald Trump Celebrates Democrat Cave: No DACA Deal Unless ‘Good for Our Country’.

President Donald Trump celebrated the decision by Democrats in the Senate to end the government shutdown and pass a continuing resolution to fund the government. “I am pleased that Democrats in Congress have come to their senses and are now willing to fund our great military, border patrol, first responders, and insurance for vulnerable children,” […]

Democrats Cave on ‘Schumer Shutdown,’ Agree to Three-Week Spending Bill.

Senate Democrats caved on the “Schumer Shutdown,” on Monday and agreed to a three-week spending bill that will fund the government until February 8. Shortly before the cloture vote, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) told reporters that after leaving the Democratic meeting, the three-week Continuing Resolution (CR) might even get 70 votes. In the end, the Senate […]

Senate votes to end shutdown.

The Senate voted Monday to reopen the government, ending a three-day standoff that left federal agencies shuttered and hundreds of thousands of workers furloughed. Democrats agreed to advance a stopgap spending measure lasting until Feb. 8 after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) promised to allow an immigration bill to reach the floor next month. The vote was 81-18. “After […]

Most people aren’t buying the Democrats’ shutdown nonsense this time.

President Trump and conservatives are calling it the Schumer Shutdown. Senator Chuck Schumer and the liberals are calling it the Trump Shutdown. Most of us don’t care, and most of us are not directly affected by the shutdown. Most of us care that our military people will not get paid until this crap is over. […]

Gingrich: ‘Schumer Shutdown’ a ‘Major Mistake’ — Dems Pitted 700k Illegals Against Men, Women of U.S. Military.

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and the Democrats made a “major mistake” by shutting down the government. According to Gingrich, the shutdown is “not what the Democrats hoped for.” “[T]he Democrats made a huge mistake because what they should have done was pass the defense appropriations bill for the whole year […]

White House, Graham Trade Barbs Amid Stalemate: Shutdown Update.

White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley called the South Carolina senator “an outlier” in a statement Sunday after Graham publicly criticized a senior Trump aide known for hardline views on restricting immigration. “As long as Senator Graham chooses to support legislation that sides with people in this country illegally and unlawfully instead of our […]

Compare and contrast: A tale of two government shutdowns.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has been spotted quietly picking up trash at the National Mall and helping busloads of schoolchildren tour and understand the World War II monument in its vicinity, all in the wake of Friday’s government shutdown led by Democrats in Congress. He’s doing so without pay and as other employees are placed […]

Trump Releases New Ad: Democrats ‘Complicit in Every Murder Committed by Illegal Immigrants’

Democrats are “complicit” in illegal immigrant violent crime and murder so long as they continue blocking funding for a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and hold up negotiations on pro-American immigration reforms, President Trump’s new campaign ad states. The ad was released a day after Senate Democrats voted to shut down the federal government […]

Reminder: During a Government Shutdown, Military Members Don’t Get Paid But Politicians Do.

Democrats on Capitol Hill continue to put the needs of illegal immigrants over Americans Friday afternoon as the likelihood of a government shutdown increases by the hour. During an emergency White House briefing Friday morning, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney explained what will happen if Democrats don’t agree to a deal by midnight. “The military will […]

OPINION: Government shutdown hurts our veterans — They deserve better.

Dr. Manny Alvarez: Our health-care system is being harmed by the government shutdown Congressional paralysis has turned America into a deadbeat nation, unable to pay its bills, unable to pay federal employees, unable to provide the American people with all the services they deserve. What a disgrace! Using a personalized auto insurance match engine developed […]

Vast Majority of Americans Agree with TRUMP => #SchumerShutdown for Illegal Aliens Is a Disgrace..

President Donald Trump attacked Democrats on Saturday after far left party shutdown the US government for illegal aliens in the US. Democrats are far more concerned with Illegal Immigrants than they are with our great Military or Safety at our dangerous Southern Border. They could have easily made a deal but decided to play Shutdown […]

White House: Dems Are ‘Obstructionist Losers’ For Forcing Shutdown.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released a scathing statement blaming Senate Democrats for forcing a government shutdown early Saturday morning. “Senate Democrats own the Schumer Shutdown. Tonight, they put politics above our national security, military families, vulnerable children, and our country’s ability to serve all Americans,” Sanders said in a statement. “We will […]

What happens during a government shutdown? 7 things you should know

It may be a new year, but Congress is returning to the same old challenge it left behind in 2017 – agreeing on a budget. And the clock is ticking. A temporary spending bill passed in the House of Representatives Thursday night, 230-197, but its fate in the Senate remains unclear. Lawmakers are trying to achieve […]

White House Statement on #SchumerShutdown: Democrats Holding US Citizens Hostage to Get Deal for Illegal Aliens

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released a blistering statement late Friday night on the Senate Democrats blocking funding the federal government in favor of amnesty for illegal alien DACA recipients. Sanders made clear the Trump administration is putting Americans first in the budget negotiations while the Democrats, led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck […]

Senate rejects funding bill, partial shutdown begins.

Senators voted late Friday to reject a House-passed bill that would have funded the government until Feb. 16, beginning a partial government shutdown. Most Democrats voted to block the bill as part of a risky strategy to force Republicans to negotiate with them on a legislative fix for “Dreamers,” immigrants who illegally came to the country […]

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