Worthy Christian News » US News » Congressional leaders battle clock, Rand Paul in bid to stop shutdown


Congressional leaders battle clock, Rand Paul in bid to stop shutdown

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Tag Cloud Tags: , , ,

breaking us news

(Worthy News) - Congressional leaders were racing another government shutdown clock Thursday night, searching for votes to approve a budget deal that could set the stage for the biggest spending increase in U.S. history.

At least a short shutdown — the second in less than a month — was likely, with Sen. Rand Paul vowing to force the debate into the early hours of Friday morning, past the midnight deadline when funding would expire.

Mr. Paul, Kentucky Republican, acknowledged he was fighting an uphill battle, but he said the public needed more time to process the massive bill, which clocked in at 652 pages and was dumped onto lawmakers’ desks late Wednesday night. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

Copyright 1999-2017 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Worthy Christian News » US News » Congressional leaders battle clock, Rand Paul in bid to stop shutdown

2 thoughts on “Congressional leaders battle clock, Rand Paul in bid to stop shutdown

  1. Sen Paul's comments made perfect sense. Congress czn and should do better. For one, don't wait til two days before the government will shut down to start working on a budget bill. Craziness. If I were in D.C., I would have voted No!

Leave a Comment

Worthy Christian News » US News » Congressional leaders battle clock, Rand Paul in bid to stop shutdown