shutdown

  1. DemoWhip

    Trump administration's 'secret shutdown' of immigration program discriminated against

    Trump administration's 'secret shutdown' of immigration program discriminated against Latinos: Lawsuit By Conor Finnegan ################################################################################ Sounds like they've got a pretty good tight case right there! Let's see how the...
  2. DemoWhip

    President Trump suggests government shutdown to get border wall

    President Trump suggests government shutdown to get border wall By Jordyn Phelps ==================================================== As one of his predecessors used to say There He Goes Again! Can you believe it? Trump is just itching for any excuse, ANY to close down the government...
  3. bajisima

    Senate approves 1.3 Trillion dollar budget averting shutdown

    Trump gets money for his wall... The chamber voted 65-32 to pass the $1.3 trillion spending package and send it to President Donald Trump. But it was a tricky road to avoid a government shutdown, requiring Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to privately telephone Rand Paul and let...
  4. Dittohead not!

    Yet another government shutdown looms

    Congress Stymied on $1.3 Trillion Bill With Days to Go Before Shutdown Aaaand, in the center ring, folks, is the flying Ryans! In the left, see the mighty Donald place his head in the mouth of the dreaded Mueller beast! On the left, watch as Jose the magnificent scales the wall of doom! This...
  5. Dittohead not!

    After temporary shutdown, Congress passes two-year spending deal

    After temporary shutdown, Congress passes two-year spending deal Cut taxes, increase spending, and suspend the debt limit until after the elections. That's the current plan.
  6. HayJenn

    Another Govt. Shutdown??

    Hours to a midnight shutdown deadline, congressional leaders scrambled to rally support for a sweeping half-trillion-dollar spending deal Thursday amid last-minute objections from a conservative in the Senate, and attacks from left and right in the House. As opposition appeared to swell in the...
  7. Chief

    Trump: 'I'd love to see a shutdown' if Dems don't meet immigration demands

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-id-love-to-see-a-shutdown-if-dems-dont-meet-immigration-demands/ar-BBIMJfB?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=spartanntp And when it happens the sheep will call it a Dem shutdown.
  8. Goofball

    Why isn’t Shutdown Schumer touting getting CHIP funded with his Shutdown?

    Oh yeah, because he didn’t. The bill he filibustered had 6 years of funding CHIP in it. 95% of Republicans voted for it. 95% of Dims voted against it.
  9. HayJenn

    Trump Aides Kelly, Miller Draw Fire for Shutdown Fight

    President Donald Trump’s senior-most aides have played an unusually prominent role in the U.S. government shutdown drama, ensuring their boss struck a hard-right line on immigration and -- in the eyes of some senators -- hindering negotiations that may have avoided the deadlock. Senator...
  10. T

    Trump praises ‘Fake News CNN’ in shutdown victory lap

    Indeed, the president has lauded the network he claims is fake for giving him credit for a victory in the shutdown debacle. Just one problem for the tweeter who-constantly-needs-affirmation-in chief. CNN did not do that. They reported on the behavior of the administration. Almost, but not...
  11. Minotaur

    Schumer Shutdown - Russian BOTS

    They are at it again. The object is to shape weak minds. It works. Welcome to the new world where ignorance rules. One day the target will be republican and the republican voters may finally take this seriously: "As government closure reaches day three, it emerged that President Donald...
  12. T

    US shutdown: White House voicemail changed to blame Democrats

    Ah yes, class, decorum, graciousness....... The White House, showing levels of all three that exemplify a president that pays off porn stars. Indeed, the White House voicemail was changed to a taunting, snarky, partisan, derogatory message blaming Democrats for, well, apparently not offering...
  13. DebateDrone

    Why are Republicans Calling The Shutdown a "Filibuster"?

    In the old days, a filibuster used to be when a politician or politicians took to the floor of their respective body to speak for hours on end to kill the opportunity for the speaker to call a vote. We remember the infamous Green Eggs and Ham filibuster...
  14. Goofball

    Political: Schumer/Dems got “rolled” in shutdown.

    Politico: Schumer/Dems got “rolled” in shutdown. Understatement of the year so far. https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/22/government-shutdown-deal-democrats-lose-355997
  15. the watchman

    senate has reached a deal to end shutdown.

    looks like they're going to bypass Trump. Happy days.... Senate Reaches Deal to End Government Shutdown On Day 5 | Deadline
  16. Goofball

    Shutdown Schumer on the floor now.

    He has said nothing about the budget. No complaints about "gutting" programs as some here say is holding all this up. No objections to the bill at all. What did he spend all his time on? Dreamers. Does anyone need any further evidence Schumer shutdown the govt in favor of illegals...
  17. Friday13

    What happens to SS, MC, SSDI during a government shutdown

    Contrary to an assertion made by a poster here, seniors will not 'be eating cat food'. What happens to Social Security and disability benefits during a government shutdown
  18. cpicturetaker12

    Hey, what happens if the government is in shutdown for State of the Union address?

    Isn't it coming up? Fixed day, 3rd week, whatever day in JAN? It doesn't float, correct? Will he have it, not have it, fly to Mar A Lago and play golf? Seriously, I have no idea what protocol would be? ADD: YEP, CHAOS... But the shutdown has poisoned the chances of bipartisan legislative...
  19. Goofball

    2013 Shutdown Schumer on shutting down govt over immigration....

    What a fucking hypocritical tool. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ocm28icTWUA
  20. Devil505

    Trump wanted this government shutdown.

    This whole fiasco is Trump's way of getting the wall he lied about Mexico paying for. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjyBMfqA2b8 Trump and the GOP really would like to shut down the government permanently and let the super-rich officially control everything. (they unofficially do it whenever...