Mitch McConnell Blocks House Spending Package to End Shutdown

Headline Roundup January 15th, 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked another House-passed spending package that would end the government shutdown, saying the Senate would not "participate in something that doesn't lead to an outcome." Opinions diverge on the Right, with some applauding his approach and others urging him to bring the funding bills to the floor for debate, while most on the Left have condemned his inaction.

Mitch McConnell Blocks House Spending Package to End Shutdown

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SOUTH CAROLINA REPUBLICAN Sen. Lindsey Graham’s call for a short-term deal to reopen the government while continuing negotiations on border security means that there is now a

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From the Right
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In the daily headlines, the government shutdown—now the longest in American history—is reported as a clash between two uncompromising forces: President Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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This is the longest shutdown in the history of the federal government. Both sides have dug in, because both sides see political gain from continuing it. And they both fear reprisals from their

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