The Government Could Shut Down Again Because Congress Can't Figure Out A DACA Deal
Congress and the White House are not on course to reach an immigration deal by the end of the month, meaning hundreds of thousands of people could lose their residency status and another government shutdown could be in the cards.
Republicans Just Abandoned The Bipartisan DACA Deal And Democrats Are Threatening To Shut Down The Government
Republicans are tossing out a bipartisan deal to protect hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants, brought to the US as children, from deportation. Meanwhile, Democrats insist if a deal doesn’t get done by Friday’s deadline to fund the government, they won’t blink on a shutdown.
Donald Trump Just Made A Deal With Democrats To Avoid A Government Shutdown
Trump agreed with Democratic leaders to a deal that will address Harvey relief funding, raise the debt limit, and keep the government funded until December. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he'll support the agreement, even as some Republicans have expressed outrage.
Kasich, Who Championed '95 Government Shutdown, Says He Opposes One In CNN Debate
Kasich warned fellow Republicans on Wednesday of the consequences of shutting down the government over Planned Parenthood. In his 2006 book, he called the 1995 government shutdown "one of the greatest moments of my career."
While Shutdown Fight Raged On, Moderate Lawmakers Held Quiet Bipartisan Talks To Avoid Another Crisis
"I've been part of a number of bipartisan groups talking about, 'OK, well, if we give this plan from the Democrat perspective, what don't you like about it, what do you like about it' ... So that's been a real positive out of all of this, all sides working together," Rep. Adam Kinzinger said of the shutdown.
Shutdown Deal Includes Nearly $3 Billion For Kentucky Dam Project
"According to the Army Corps of Engineers, 160 million taxpayer dollars will be wasted because of canceled contracts if this language is not included," said Sen. Lamar Alexander, one of the authors of the language. The project has long had the backing of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as well.