The deadline for the Congress to workout a deal to avert a Government shutdown is over and Democrats have succeeded in shutting down the United States government!
Senator Chuck Shumer and President Trump could not work out a compromise to prevent the shutdown.
A bitterly divided Washington could not compromise over federal spending and legislation to protect some 700,000 younger immigrants from deportation.
Government Funding Bill past last night in the House of Representatives. Now Democrats are needed if it is to pass in the Senate – but they want illegal immigration and weak borders. Shutdown coming? We need more Republican victories in 2018!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 19, 2018
Senate Majority Sen. Mitch McConnell is blaming the shutdown on the Democrats’ enthusiasm for “illegal immigration,” suggesting that he recognizes the public’s hostility to the Democrats’ no-strings amnesty push.
Trump and Schumer, who both pride themselves on their deal-making abilities, emerged from the meeting at the White House without an agreement.
Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer also has polling data which show the Democrats lose if the public blames the shutdown on the Democrats’ push for amnesty.
Republicans and Democrats in Congress continued to trade blame as the midnight deadline approached.
“We made some progress, but we still have a good number of disagreements,” Schumer told reporters upon returning to Capitol Hill.
As news of the Schumer meeting spread, the White House sought to reassure Republican congressional leaders that Trump would not make any major policy concessions, said a person familiar with the conversations but not authorized to be quoted by name.
Senate GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas said Trump told Schumer to work things out with McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan. “The ball is in Sen. Schumer’s court,” Cornyn said.
Democrats in the Senate have served notice they will filibuster a four-week, government-wide funding bill that cleared the House Thursday evening. That could expose them to charges that they are responsible for a shutdown, but they point the finger at Republicans instead.
Republicans were willing to pass a DACA solution. They required some conditions to deal with some of the ramifications of illegal immigration in return.
Democrats wanted their way or the highway.
I say close the federal government down for 2 years and let’s see what happens!
Media Matters Falsely Claims Hannity Advised Mueller’s Witnesses To Smash Their Phones
Sean Hannity was deliberately taken out of context and smeared by the media for comments he made on his show...
Lemon: Standing For The National Anthem Is ‘Fake Patriotism’
CNN anchor Don Lemon is weighing in on the controversy swirling around President Trump, the National Anthem and the NFL...
Political Activist Attacks Conservative Students, Explodes Over Anti-Socialist Event
A radical leftist woman became enraged and then was caught on video not only cussing out conservative students at Santa...
Samantha Bee Apologizes For Insulting Ivanka: ‘Sorry for Breaking America’
Comedian Samantha Bee again apologized on her show “Full Frontal” on TBS to Ivanka Trump for calling her a “feckless...
Every McDonald’s In America Will Have Self-Order Kiosks By 2020
McDonald’s announced this week that it plans to replace a number of cashiers with self-service kiosks in all its American...
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Seeks Immunity Deal For Testimony
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is now asking for immunity in exchange for his testimony on just about anything....
Sarah Sanders Shuts Down April Ryan’s Screaming During Press Briefing
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shut down CNN reporter April Ryan in a shouting match at a press...
Miss America Ditches Swimsuit Competition, Won’t Judge On Appearance
The annual Miss America beauty pageant has just nixed the swimsuit competition and will no longer judge contestants specifically on...
Former Navy Sailor Pardoned By Trump Plans To Sue Obama, Comey
Kristian Saucier is a former Navy sailor who was prosecuted by the Obama Administration for taking photos of classified sections...
Trump Disinvites Philadelphia Eagles To Visit White House
President Trump has officially disinvited to the White House the Philadelphia Eagles who won the Super Bowl this year because...
- Melania Confronts Michelle, Entire Nation Watches What Happens Next on
- Political Activist Attacks Conservative Students, Explodes Over Anti-Socialist Event on
- Every McDonald’s In America Will Have Self-Order Kiosks By 2020 on
- Sarah Sanders Shuts Down April Ryan’s Screaming During Press Briefing on
- Miss America Ditches Swimsuit Competition, Won’t Judge On Appearance on