Government shutdown the result of a 'confused, chaotic White House — Scarborough

Rand Paul Dems spiked his immigration compromise to end shutdown

Trump accused the Democrats of putting US troops and border security at risk to score political points.

Since the federal government shut down, the White House has attempted to place the blame squarely on Democrats. A fifth Republican, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, voted "no" too, but only as part of a parliamentary manoeuvre to make it easier to bring another bill to the floor.

"It's next to impossible".

On Saturday, the president was left alternately defiant and angry, self-pitying and frustrated.

Trump, who spoke by phone to Republican lawmakers and agency heads on Sunday, cancelled a weekend trip to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida that included a major fundraiser on the anniversary of his first year as president. He did tweet, making light of the timing by saying Democrats "wanted to give me a nice present" to mark the start of his second year in office.

Meanwhile the White House, on its public telephone and general email, has put an auto-responder which alleges that the Democrats have put the government to hostage.

But private glimmers of a breakthrough were evident by late Saturday, as moderate Democrats and Republicans began to rally behind a new short-term funding proposal to reopen the government through early February. Collins led a similar bipartisan group in working to resolve the last shutdown in 2013. Build the wall. Deport criminals. "So the conclusion there is, 'the president has a 40 per cent approval rating there 60 per cent of the country is going to be with us.' Well, not when it comes to choosing people who are not Americans over American soldiers".

The Senate is heading toward a showdown vote on Friday on legislation to keep the government open past midnight, and Democrats appear ready to block it, gambling that a weakened President Trump will have to offer concessions in the face of a looming government crisis. Instead, senators would need a simple majority - in this case 51 votes - to pass legislation.

The final vote tally in the Senate early Saturday morning was 50-49, with the majority of Democrats and a handful of Republicans voting against advancing the short-term spending bill.

What were they fighting about?

"The federal government is needlessly shut down because of Senate Democrats".

The House on Thursday passed the four-week bill, which also extends funding for a children's health insurance program. That's why this compromise will be called a Trump Shutdown. "The president needs to pull up a chair and end this shutdown". I don't have all the answers. How could you take funding for the military when we're at war and screw it up? "This is the Trump shutdown".

He ended the Obama-era dreamer protections in September, tossing it to Congress to fix. Active duty military will be unaffected, along with postal services.

"It's almost as if you were rooting for a shutdown", Schumer said, referring to Trump. But he was forced to stay in Washington. No deal has been reached. "The political system has ground to halt and it's a very unedifying spectacle indeed".

Democrats are laying fault on Republicans, who control both chambers of Congress and the White House and have struggled with building internal consensus.

Democrats, at various times, have believed that Trump would support a deal to protect the Dreamers, in exchange for certain border security measures.

A man reads the shutdown alert at the Liberty State ferry terminal in Battery Park on Sunday in New York City.

Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney listens to a question during a press briefing at the White House, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Washington. His inner circle of friends is smaller, most recently with the banishment of former chief strategist Steve Bannon. "The time for empty talk is over". Reporter: With a shutdown in sight, frustration is growing.

The White House doesn't necessarily view the confusion as a problem. His disparaging remarks about African and Haitian immigrants last week helped derail further negotiations.

"But most Americans won't see a difference", Mulvaney said on "Fox News Sunday".

"Republicans control the House, they control the Senate and they control the presidency", said Senator Patrick J. Leahy, Democrat of Vermont.

For decades now, starting with President Ronald Reagan, we've had politicians from both parties make promises about cutting the federal government and its associated bureaucracy.

Senators came up with a bipartisan deal they thought he could support.

White House officials said Trump is looking forward to spending much of the year promoting his achievements on judicial nominations, deregulation and passage of the tax overhaul. At the time, Trump told Fox & Friends that the ultimate blame for a shutdown lies at the top. "I really think the pressure is on the president", he said.

Relacionado:

  • Former Tennessee Vols DT Malik Jackson has experience beating Patriots — NFL Playoffs

    Former Tennessee Vols DT Malik Jackson has experience beating Patriots — NFL Playoffs

    The struggling Atlanta Falcons were relieved to defeat the Los Angeles Rams (26-13) and continue their Championship hopes. I think to be closer than that and a New England does help Leonard won and as a big day for LSU fans thank you mark.
    Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo is unimaginable, says Zinedine Zidane — La Liga

    Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo is unimaginable, says Zinedine Zidane — La Liga

    Stars such as Hulk, Oscar, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Axel Witsel, Alex Teixeira and many more arrived amid waves of publicity. The latest reports suggest that Man United manager Jose Mourinho has given the green light for a Ronaldo return.
    Over 700 from area to join March for Life

    Over 700 from area to join March for Life

    In fact, people often wonder why the March for Life is in January when it's likely those marchers are going to half-freeze. Last year, Vice President Mike Pence became the highest-ranking official to speak in person at the march.
  • White House: Dems Are 'Obstructionist Losers' For Forcing Shutdown

    White House: Dems Are 'Obstructionist Losers' For Forcing Shutdown

    Congressmen have also joined the outcry, with both sides volleying back and forth. Democrats have pushed for a shorter-term continuing resolution of a couple days.
    Federer and Djokovic take control in Melbourne

    Federer and Djokovic take control in Melbourne

    I think I deserve to smile out there after that victory.”. "To be that far already, it's more than what we could have expected". I thought I was very good. "But, yeah, it's not an easy match for anyone, especially for an aggressive player like me".
    I am not a racist

    I am not a racist

    The UN human rights spokesman, Rupert Colville, told a Geneva news briefing: "There is no other word one can use but racist". White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah issued a statement Thursday that did not address or deny Trump's comments.
  • "The 300M euros I spent isn't enough..." — Mourinho moans

    We are in a moment when we are not scoring the goals we should, and defensively we have some ridiculous goals against. Also, midfielder Marouane Fellaini is among the wounded, while Michael Carrick is unlikely to feature.
    Djokovic outlasts Monfils in Open scorcher

    Djokovic outlasts Monfils in Open scorcher

    Keys is that kind of player, and Bogdan is that kind of opponent. "I don't want to kick out a baby", the Frenchman snapped. But Djokovic , who is president of the ATP Tour player council, added that it may be time for the event to now "travel".
    Kerber sets up Sharapova clash of the champions

    Kerber sets up Sharapova clash of the champions

    I think I deserve it, too". "I played better than I thought might happen and, most important, I played without pain". He loves the energy of Hisense Arena - dubbed the "People's Court" - and is known to feed off the crowd.
  • Patriots fans prepared for today's game. Going to Foxboro? #Share61

    Patriots fans prepared for today's game. Going to Foxboro? #Share61

    When asked if the injury would prevent him from playing in Sunday's big game, Brady could only respond with a smug on his face. New England is making its NFL record 10th trip to the Super Bowl and is 5-2 in those games in the Brady/Bill Belichick era.
    Malcom to Arsenal: Bordeaux president deals Arsene Wenger transfer blow

    Malcom to Arsenal: Bordeaux president deals Arsene Wenger transfer blow

    Surely a deal that would have seen him return to Bordeaux on loan for the rest of the season would have been the sensible option. But when asked about interest in his player, the French outfit's boss touted Anfield as a potential destination .
    Morata backed to overcome disciplinary concerns at Chelsea

    Morata backed to overcome disciplinary concerns at Chelsea

    Take a look through the gallery above to see how the Chelsea players performed during their Premier League win over Brighton . To negate that threat, full-backs would push back out but this then freed up space for Costa and Co to cause big problems.

Comentarios

Últimas noticias

3 Keys to victory against Jacksonville Jaguars — New England Patriots
LOWELL - One radio guy said he has it on good authority that Tom Brady took four stitches around a knuckle on his thumb. The injury kept Brady limited in workouts to begin the week and caused him to sit out practice Thursday.

Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer: 'Are you a vampire?'
Federer - who has yet to lose a set at Melbourne Park this year - is due to meet Hungary's sensation Marton Fucsovics on Monday. Nor did Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza, one of the five seeded women's players who were eliminated on Day 4.

Bannon group dug up 'mafia ties' to Trump
But given the sheer volume of sloppy mistakes we know about in Wolff's book, it's difficult to take anything in it at face value. This effort stumbled badly out of the block with the Roy Moore debacle, and now the president has hampered it further.

Trump Book Author Says His Revelations Will Bring Down US President
Rebekah Mercer, the billionaire GOP donor and Breitbart co-owner, issued a statement Thursday distancing her family from Bannon. Still, Bannon insists he continues to support Trump. "It reflects the arrival of a reality-TV mindset to American politics ".

Trump sees federal role in preventing another Hawaii false missle alert
Tom Cotton , R-Ark., said on CBS, "I didn't hear it, and I was sitting no further from President Trump than Dick Durbin was". Graham apparently served as a source for one of two Republicans who have confirmed the comments secondhand.

Van Dijk, Henderson ready for Liverpool's trip to Swansea
It came as little surprise, therefore, when Woodburn was named Wales' Young Player of the Year three weeks later. Nouman refers to the 26-year-old as the 'Premier League's most underrated player', and he perhaps has a point.

Fernandinho pens Manchester City contract extension
In 2017/18, the Londrina-born star has made 23 Premier League appearances while contributing two goals from midfield as well. Why can we not lose games? We are talking with agents but cannot push too much.

Steve Bannon walks back most explosive comments
Miller called Bannon's comments in the book "out of touch with reality", "vindictive" and "grotesque". Equally bland was Breitbart's promise of all parties working on a "smooth and orderly transition".

Patriots, Vikings Should Meet In Super Bowl — SNIDER
Tom Brady and Co are looking for a Super Bowl return but must see off a ferocious Jaguars defence at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. Brady not throwing during practice means Hoyer is able to get all of the reps, as opposed to only getting mental reps.

Tom Brady (hand) considered questionable for Patriots
Needless to say, Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars fans will be paying extra attention to the referees on Sunday. On Tuesday the NFL posted on Facebook a contest offering the chance for participants to win tickets to Super Bowl LII .

Chelsea keeper Courtois suffers injury ahead of Brighton clash
Considering the fatigue and lack of confidence in the Chelsea squad, there is never a better time to face the current champions. With five wins and eight draws after 23 games, Brighton are looking increasingly likely to become relegation candidates.

Explosive book finds Trump team concerned about his fitness
Rebekah Mercer, the billionaire GOP donor and Breitbart co-owner, issued a statement Thursday distancing her family from Bannon. Claiming his book is based on about 200 interviews with White House staff, Wolff said: "They all say he is like a child".

Chelsea Linked With Another Surprise Target
Last season, of course, he utilized the combative Diego Costa - until the infamous bust-up which saw the Spaniard leave the club. The Stoke City and England forward turns 37 later this month and it can't be too much longer before he calls time on his career.

Goals of the Week from Premier League Game week 23
So how will Pep line us up? At the time Liverpool were at the peak, still boasting some of the best names in European football. December was tough month for United fans and not just because of dropped league points and Carabao Cup elimination vs.

US Market Indexes Gain on Wednesday
However, it could become more difficult for Trump if inflation and interest rates rise or quantitative easing is withdrawn. In December 1996 then chair of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan warned investors about their "irrational exuberance".

Otras noticias