Still, the Post pointed out there are good parts of the plan, including possibly preventing another government shutdown, increasing military spending, funding the Children's Health Insurance plan for another four years and devoting $6 billion to the opioid crisis and another $20 billion to infrastructure. The bill would avert a government shutdown on Friday (as the spending bill in effect will expire tomorrow) and would fund the government for two years.
He is pointing to upcoming talks on immigration, writing, "Fortunately, DACA not included in this Bill, negotiations to start now!"
The Senate and House are expected to vote Thursday on the budget deal, which McConnell announced Wednesday with Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY.
Still, it represented a bitter defeat for Democrats who followed a risky strategy to use the party's leverage on the budget to address immigration and ended up scalded by last month's three-day government shutdown.
"I don't think that we expect the budget deal to include specifics on the immigration reform", said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The Democrats also want to make the immigrants eligible for citizenship or permanent residence.
President Donald Trump is making the case on Twitter for electing more Republicans to Congress after signing a $400 billion spending plan.
The most promising outcome may be a narrow bill extending DACA protections for a year or so and providing some border security money for Trump. No. 3 House GOP leader Steve Scalise of Louisiana says Republicans still disagree about "how to handle this number of people that Barack Obama encouraged to come in here illegally".
The two year extension for community health centers amounts to about $8 billion in funding.
Iran Urges Turkey To Respect Sovereignty Of Syria
"We believe that relations between Iran and Turkey should be expanded to a strategic level at various spheres", Rouhani said. The Iranian president met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Tehran on Wednesday.
Snow removal emergency declared in Portage
Sirens may sound again at 10 and in the morning February 10 as a reminder that parked vehicles must be off the streets. Once snow reaches 2 inches drivers may not park on snow routes until the snow has been cleared.
Democrats Boast Budget Leverage, but Are They Bluffing?
Ryan insisted he's committed to bringing an immigration bill to the floor, but said it must be one that President Trump will sign. By hour two, Pelosi staffers were scrambling to gather more Dreamer stories from members and immigrant rights organizations.
Cavaliers vs. Hawks: Kyle Korver scores 30 in 123-107 victory
The most obvious is Dwyane Wade the Miami Heat who divorced each other just two seasons ago but did save each other's number. That could change with the addition of three players that are 25 years old and a veteran that remains a versatile defender.
Kim Jong Un's sister takes VIP seat at Olympic Games
Earlier in the day, Moon met the North Korean delegation at the South Korean presidential office, Cheong Wa Dae (Blue House). North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited the South's President Moon Jae-in for a summit in Pyongyang, Seoul said today.
Trudeau strikes cooperative tone in seeking NAFTA deal
Among his desires is requiring more made-in-America auto production and shifting more government contracts to USA companies. Trudeau is also meeting with Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos as Bezos considers the location for its second headquarters.