Republicans in Washington are in flux; they don’t know what to do because Trump hasn’t told them what to do. “That’s what the fuck serving in Congress has come to,” one Republican representative told NBC’s Kasie Hunt. Without a tweet from their fuhrer, they’re lost.
The word from the Capitol is that Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, and incoming Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, have made a deal. The government will not be shutdown tomorrow. The agreement will end on February 8, 2019. No funding for Trump’s unnecessary wall is included in the budget deal. However, a serious problem currently exists. Although this is a bipartisan agreement, Trump has indicated that the may not sign the bill. The baby wants his wall; whine, whine, whine.
Although he will not be allowed to waste five-billion-dollars at this time, he will have a meeting; apparently to appease the members of his cult.
“The President is having a meeting with Republican House Members at noon today. At this moment, the President does not want to go further without border security, which includes steel slats or a wall. The President is continuing to weigh his options.”
Here’s the truth. Trump has been allowed to use the national treasury as his personal bank while increasing the national debt. There has been no response from the extremist group calling themselves the ‘Freedom Caucus.’ However, funding for the wall has awakened those who call themselves conservatives.
The Republican Party is non-existent under Trump’s rule. Prior to attempts to fund the wall Republicans vote however Trump tells them to. Democracy is dead and buried in Washington.
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Op-ed by this “Wise Old Fart,” James Turnage
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