US President signs major budget bill

Nancy Pelosi made history by delivering the longest address to the chamber for at least 108 years

Nancy Pelosi made history by delivering the longest address to the chamber for at least 108 years

He said the 652-page measure was "printed at midnight" and was a bill that "no one has read". This will mark the second time in 21 days where the United States government has been shut down due to lack of funds. It was the third time they had done so.

For years, Republicans defined themselves as distinct from Democrats by saying they alone had a commitment to fiscal discipline.

That could be because they care about Dreamers, whose lives would be thrown into chaos if Congress does nothing. "Fortunately, only "General" Paul - and the Taliban - think that's a good idea". "I want people to feel uncomfortable", he said.

The last shutdown occurred in late January because Senate Democrats were unable to broker a deal with Republican leadership and President Donald Trump on border wall funding and a permanent fix on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which protects almost 600,000 DREAMers. He gave Congress until early March to produce a replacement.

Still, it represented a bitter defeat for Democrats who followed a risky strategy to use the party's leverage on the budget to address immigration and ended up scalded by last month's three-day government shutdown. "I don't know the exact timing, but the reason is that the consequences of failure are incredibly severe".

If this is what bipartisanship looks like, America can't afford it. Give us back gridlock.

There is no option of giving up.

Democrats blew their credibility in the tax fight, weakening whatever anti-Trump arguments they make this fall. That won over many Republicans, but some were furious over the $131 billion extra allocated for non-military spending, including health and infrastructure.

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The White House kept its distance from the quarreling on Capitol Hill.

The bill does nothing on immigration. As a fallback, Sen. Since the Civil War, presidents have lost an average of 32 House seats and two Senate seats, with only two midterms (1934 and 2002) bucking the tide.

The bargain increases the likelihood that Trump will end his first term in three years with both the federal government and the federal deficit larger than when he took office.

'The House of Representatives voted 240-186. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and other GOP members to reshape immigration policy and enforcement ― without a path to citizenship for Dreamers ― faces heavy opposition.

Then there's the president. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., asked Speaker Paul Ryan in a Thursday night letter to promise he would bring an immigration measure sponsored by Reps.

Still, even Trump might want to avoid the bad publicity of DACA recipients losing their protections in massive numbers, or be convinced it's worth compromising to get his wall. More recent polling shows a shrinking generic ballot and an uptick in Trump's job approval rating. That's frightening given their past and current stances, said Mayra Macias, political director of Latino Victory Project, which promotes Latinos in politics and pro-reform candidates. "But the amusing thing is you know so often in the media we hear 'we want you to work together.' They are are working together but working together to spend a ton of money".

House Democratic leaders opposed the measure - arguing it should resolve the plight of Dreamers - but not with all their might.

Joining Paul in opposing the deal were some conservatives such as House Freedom Caucus Chairman, Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC), who said the legislation "expands government spending well beyond the caps, by nearly 15%".

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