Senate rejects dueling proposals to end the shutdown

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(Worthy News) - The Senate blocked two proposals on Thursday to reopen the government, but amid the ongoing stalemate, there’s some hope that Washington might be inching closer toward ending a shutdown now on its 34th day.

In a 52-44 vote, the Senate rejected House-backed legislation that would fund the government through February 8. The Senate, in a 50-47 vote, blocked legislation endorsed by President Donald Trump that provided $5.7 billion for his border wall and granted temporary protection for some undocumented immigrants. [ Source: Politico (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Senate rejects dueling proposals to end the shutdown”

  1. The Senate is Republican controlled and Trump ran as a Republican. Is the Republican Party against its own President? Appears so, huh. Must still be several RINO's in there.

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