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Congress returns with 5 days to avoid a government shutdown
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Here we are again.
The legislators in Congress have to 23. March, you pass a $1.2 trillion spending bill or the government shuts down for the third time this year.
House Republicans have yet to check to release the text of the bill for the legislator. But an agreement could be announced as early as Tuesday.
GOP leadership sources say they are Trend in the direction of a vote in the house on Thursday. It would be then kicked over to the Senate for a vote.
“We have made a lot of progress and get a lot of our priorities, but we are still fighting, for some elements,” AshLee Strong, a spokesman for the speaker of the house of representatives, Paul Ryan, said on Tuesday.
March spending bill battle looms after DACA fail in the Senate
However, even the conservatives, who have complained about the increased expenditure on admit that they think a deal will ultimately be reached.
“I believe that we avoid a shutdown,” Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N. C., Chairman of the house freedom Caucus, said Monday on Fox News’ “your World” with Neil Cavuto.
Meadows of the “hard part” – agreement on the top-line budget said pay – is already done.
“I’m not in favor of those numbers, because it grows the size of government by 13 percent,” he said. “But these figures have been agreed.”
Now, it is up to both parties to agree on the details.
“It is only this move, to ensure that Democrats and Republicans are happy with him,” Meadows said. “I think, till Friday there is a deal.”
The Democrats do not want to help DACA. So easy to make a deal!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 20, 2018
It is the well-known political battles – including over immigration and health care are once again the threat of a shutdown.
To help “the Democrats do not want to, DACA. To make it would be that easy a deal!” President Trump tweeted on Monday evening.
Trump’s Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in September, but a court decision is essentially left in place for now killed. DACA provides protection for illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children by their parents.
The White house revived the idea of offering a deal with the Democrats, on the IF in the last few days — on Sunday a 30-month extension of the DACA protection in exchange for $25 billion for Trump border wall. But Democrats requested protective measures for a wider pool of immigrants had applied for DACA, a request denied by GOP negotiators.
Perhaps the most controversial item is a plan for the stabilization ObamaCare insurance markets, cost-sharing reductions. A dispute over abortion seemed likely to scuttle a Senate GOP-plan billion in Federal subsidies to help insurance companies curb health insurance premium increases.
The President, meanwhile, has private veto threatened the whole package, if a 900 million US Dollar payment to the Hudson River Gateway project, a priority for the Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY
The Gateway project would add a $deteriorated to complement 11 billion rail tunnel under the Hudson River, a century-old Tunnel, the danger of closure in a few years. The project enjoys the support of both parties in the main Central panel of negotiators on the omnibus measure, the.the expensive project on the track, while its coffers are flush with money
The house and Senate measures are required, to midnight 23. To prevent the March, another government shutdown.
The bill to implement last month’s budget agreement, the provision of 10 per cent increases for the Pentagon and domestic agencies.
Many of the battles on the policy, and the drivers were sorted out in marathon negotiations over the weekend. Typically, many of the political problems melt away.
“We had at least 100 that we have taken on,” said Vermont sen. Patrick Leahy, top Democrat on the appropriations Committee.
Fox News’ Chad Pergram, Mike Emanuel and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.