With a so-called Republican in the White House and with a Republican majority in the House and in the Senate it was not supposed to be this way.
We were promised during the election that the Republicans would stop the Federal portion of the funding for Planned Parenthood and that a wall on the Southern border would be funded. As President Donald Trump vowed to stop Federal funding to sanctuary cities, but facing the prospect of a government shutdown the Republicans caved on all these issues and now the Democrats are celebrating victory over the budget negotiations.
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Erasing the threat of a disruptive government shutdown, the White House and top lawmakers endorsed a $1.1 trillion spending bill Monday to carry the nation through September, an agreement underscoring that Democrats retain considerable clout in Donald Trump’s turbulent presidency.
Negotiators released the 1,665-page bill after Republicans…
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