Published: Sun, February 11, 2018
World | By Camille Rivera

Sen. Bennet votes against budget agreement

Sen. Bennet votes against budget agreement

The U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate early on Friday morning in approving a bill to end an overnight federal shutdown, sparing Republicans further embarrassment and averting serious interruption of the government's business.

On Twitter, the president touted the bill's billions in additional military spending.

Mr Trump tweeted that he had signed the bill, writing that the United States military "will now be stronger than ever before".

"For the first time in years, our military will have the resources needed to keep us safe". "Also means JOBS, JOBS, JOBS!"

Republican leaders, top Democrats and President Donald Trump are all claiming big wins in the $400 billion budget agreement signed into law Friday. This followed objections from Democrats over the absence of any immigration component and from fiscal conservatives over the sheer level of spending.

Dreamers were shielded from deportation under the Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

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House Democratic leaders opposed the measure - arguing it should resolve the plight of Dreamers - but not with all their might.

That part of the overall package was a bipartisan attempt by Senate leaders to end for many months, at least beyond November's midterm congressional elections, the fiscal policy quarrels that increasingly consume Congress. Those conservatives were mainly angry about non-military spending increases. "Fortunately, DACA not included in this Bill, negotiations to start now!"

The House voted 240 to 186 in support of a bipartisan package that extends government funding until March 23 and lifts federal spending limits by almost $300 billion over the next two years, after the Senate cleared the measure in the middle of the night. The agreement also adds $89 billion in overdue disaster aid for hurricane-slammed Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, a politically charged increase in the government's borrowing cap and a grab bag of health and tax provisions. A last-minute maneuver by Sen. That effort could delay a Senate vote until 1 a.m. Friday, past the deadline for keeping the government open.

The continuing resolution avoided a government shutdown at midnight Thursday.

If it does not, the result would be an actual shutdown, the second of 2018, after a three-day shutdown in January.

Schumer said of the deal in a floor speech: "The budget deal doesn't have everything Democrats want, it doesn't have everything the Republicans want, but it has a great deal of what the American people want". "If we have to shut it down because the Democrats don't want safety ... let's shut it down".

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"I can't in all good honesty and all good faith just look the other way because my party is now complicit in the deficits", Paul said.

At one point, an exasperated Sen.

No. 2 Senate Democratic leader Richard Durbin of IL, a leader in the immigration fight, said the budget pact "opens the door" for Senate votes on protecting the young immigrants.

The Marist poll surveyed 1,012 USA adults from February 5 to 7 and had a margin of error 3.7 percentage points.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders praised the Senate bill, saying "we're certainly happy with the way it's moving".

The two-year deal, which would increase current spending caps by roughly $300 billion, would include a major boost for military spending, with slightly smaller increases for domestic programs.

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The federal government receives funding from annual budget appropriations by the US Congress. "When we protect the Dreamers, we honor the highest ideals of America".

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