ㅤ"’Shutdown today if Democrats do not vote for Border Security!’ the President tweeted."
ㅤFull story at Newsmax. Posted here on 12/19/18. See "spending bill."
ㅤ"The defense and health appropriations bills, in particular, are a lightning rod for controversial, partisan amendments from both sides.
ㅤBut leadership made a deal earlier this year to avoid attacking so-called ‘poison pill’ proposals, which would threaten bipartisan support, to the funding bills.
ㅤThe Senate, for example, rejected an amendment from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to cut off federal funding from Planned Parenthood. They also didn’t take up amendments tied to the administration’s ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policies or a bipartisan proposal that would have reined in Trump’s ability to revoke security clearances."
ㅤFull story at The Hill – 8/23/18. See "planned parenthood, senate, spending bill."
ㅤ”The White House plans to reduce the size of the $1.3 trillion spending bill President Donald Trump signed into law in March using an obscure part a 1974 budget law.
ㅤThe White House will send a ‘rescission’ request to Congress when members return from spring recess next week, according to The Washington Post.”
Full story at The Daily Caller, image from dailycaller(.com) – 4/3/18.
Tags: rescission, spending bill, budget. 𑗉
ㅤ”Despite Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s offer to allow Paul to offer a budget point of order at 6 p.m. — which would give him the opportunity to register his objections to the bill while allowing leadership to bring it to the floor for a procedural vote — the senator refused to end his protest until leadership agreed to a vote on an amendment restoring 2011 budget caps.”