To be as the partial government shutdown: A look behind the scenes

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“We must cultivate our garden.” – “Candide” by Voltaire

The cultivation of the third government shutdown in 2018 began with a late-night Senate quorum call on Dec. 19.

Not a replacement the College, Mr Alexander’s call, where a clerk reads “” and then stops for 15 minutes, before he the next name on the scroll, “Miss Baldwin.” Heaven knows when they would ever get to Bennet”, Mr. Barrasso,” or Mr.”

No. The Senate was to call in a live quorum to compel in an effort to senators in the chamber, and finally votes to Fund the government. In this case, the Senate really try to determine whether Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., John Barrasso, R-Wyoming., Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and your 96-colleagues were present. A moment later, is not determined in the Senate, there was a quorum in the chamber. So the next voice was the request of the “wise men of the Sergeant-at-Arms, the presence of the absent senators.”


In other words, if you are a senator, you had better hop, because they are about to bring on the heat.

The live quorum call, and Sergeant-at-Arms request, was a clever maneuver by Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., anyone who has planned in advance the stopgap spending bill without the new-border-wall-financing. But McConnell wanted to all 100 senators-or how many were to late Wednesday-on the hand, so that nobody could complain, he moved quickly. McConnell submitted, to be entitled the legislation in a voice vote. That is, a roll-call record, but a vote, where everyone is screaming to favor hollers Yes and those opposed, no.

McConnell wanted all 100 senators-or how many were to late Wednesday-on the hand, so that nobody could complain, he moved quickly.

A couple of senators called to, Yes. No one explained nay.

And with that the Senate had agreed to the emergency-spending bill. It would Feb keep funding the government. 8.

But the house had to sync to.

The house rules Committee is the transit station for most of the laws on the way to the House floor. The rules panel does exactly what it says it does. She lays down the “rules” for the debate. Parameters, such as the house with a concrete draft law, such as a time-contingent, and what changes, if any, in order. If you don’t have a “rule” of the statutes Commission, you can’t as the bill. The same applies when the full House defeated the “rule” on the ground.

The house GOP leadership controls the rules Committee. The management of the mandates of the time and the change in the restrictions. But late on Dec. 19, Republican members of the rules Committee recognized that they had a problem. The Senate just had a bill without the new wall-financing. The Senate, without debate or even a roll-call vote. Orders from the Republican high command were entrusted to a “rule” for the Senate-OK’d measure, and the legislation on the floor the next day. But there was a lot of fear among GOPers on the statutes Commission. Many of them didn’t want to wall handicraft in the rule, without a border-funding. In addition, rank-and-file Republicans are reluctant to consider a bill without the new wall of money. Hard-line Trump administration officials were attempting to fight the Republicans for the wall. They argued that the GOP should back a bill, not a new wall-dollars only, if there is a “majority of the majority” in the house. After all, this was a last desperate attempt.

Rules Committee Republicans were faced with a puzzle. She felt a possible revolt of GOPers. You marching orders could follow, and create a “rule” is based on the construct of the Senate. The rule itself would be likely to happen to require a strange coalition of some Republicans and many Democrats. The same with the invoice. Or, the rule could crumble to the floor and go down to defeat. That would be a real embarrassment for the Republicans and sparks a mutiny.

Why has understood the Republican leadership is wrong, the rank-and-file so bad? To fold, why the noise about a border wall if the GOP was ready? Why hand over the keys of the castle to the Democrats too early?

She thought that the comments about the macaroni-and-cheese dish from the Atlanta mayor, Keisha Lance bottoms were ugly on Twitter? This was about to get ugly.

“We have decided to stay and fight,” said one of the house Republicans.

Seven members of the house rules Committee, showed up at 11 p.m. ET-meeting in Dec. 19. Not a single Democrat on the Committee showed up. The panel for the first time, listened to the concerns of Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., about the disposal of nuclear waste. Then members of the freedom Caucus made their complaints about the wall.

The hour grew late. It was after midnight. Key administration officials out of their own pocket. The same with a senior house Republican leader.

The rules Committee Republicans are recessed to their meeting. Not be adjourned. But installation is subject to light “the call of the Chairman.” That is to say, they came back-but exactly when was not clear. But that’s what they do on Capitol Hill, if there is uncertainty. You Pause, the house, the Senate or a Committee, “subject to the call of the Chairman.” Most significantly, the Commission has no “rule” for the Senate stopgap spending passed bill. It would be decide by the house Republican leadership to be taken on Thursday morning.

This is what you do on Capitol Hill, if there is uncertainty: you break the house, the Senate or a Committee, “subject to the call of the Chairman.”

House Republicans met in a conference at 9 o’clock the next day, Dec. 20. Multiple sources tell FOX News, speaker of the house of representatives Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to approve asked GOPers in the Senate. The speaker explains how the delivery of the interim spending bill, the Democrats now look like the one without the new border wall funds poorly, in February. Democrats would try to start their new house majority, while stuck in a spending battle with the administration after President Trump’s State of the Union speech.

Mr Trump, the speaker, a few moments called for in the conference. Ryan apologized. The gig was. House Republicans want to pass a bill that funded the government, but to contain 5 billion US dollars for the border wall.

“It was a last chance for our majority,” said a house Republican.

Later that night, the house, the financing of the action with wall-to-wall money approved. The house of representatives and the Senate were out of alignment. There was almost no way the Senate could against the wall. The partial government shutdown was a fait accompli.

A Few Questions:

McConnell “, set the “clean” spending bill on the floor. Dec. 19. The Kentucky Republicans doubted again and again, it would go down. McConnell has a raffle of President Trump? Have the President and the White house, the crazy McConnell? Have house Republican leaders mislead McConnell?

How did Ryan and other house GOP leaders misunderstood, the White house, and the desire of the rank-and-file Republicans? If you have bubbles, count the votes, which could support a “majority of the majority”? And to think that the White house is misleading, Ryan, the the President would sign the money a Band-Aid bill without the wall?

And then there’s House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. You argued for weeks that the Republicans adopt a law on their own with wall-to-wall financing. Pelosi is the best score counter in Washington for decades. How did Pelosi interpret things incorrectly? Or did Pelosi is ready to go to the swagger to the back, and provoke to vote for the Republicans, Yes? No matter the result on the wall the vote is a shot across the bow of the speaker-in-waiting of the soon-to-be, the loyal opposition.

“We must cultivate our garden,” said Candide. House Republicans know what to expect, if they yielded, without a new wall dollars. President Trump and most of the GOPers had for a long time the expectation of a border wall cultivated. Maybe even better, they cultivated a battle with Democrats, if they refused to Fund the wall. Because if the Republicans do not “cultivate your garden” when it came to the border wall, you may well find yourself something else: a revolt of the conservative base to cultivate.

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