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Senate poised to agree with Trump on how to Spend Our Money

Filed under: Politics — DRJ @ 7:51 am

[Headline from DRJ]

Budget, debt deal teed up for Senate passage, Trump signing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Senate GOP allies are relying on lots of Democratic votes to propel a hard-won budget and debt deal to the finish line.

Passage of the measure Thursday would mark a drama-free solution to a worrisome set of Washington deadlines. It also would that Trump’s allies and adversaries were able to set aside ideology in exchange for relative fiscal peace and stability.

The Senate vote expected later Thursday would send the legislation to Trump for his promised signature.

It’s a relief to know politicians can still unite to do things. Unfortunately, it only seems to happen when they are spending our money.


11 Responses to “Senate poised to agree with Trump on how to Spend Our Money”

  1. Sorry to be a stickler, but technically it’s our children’s and grand-children’s money too, since they’ll have to pay back the debt (with interest).

    Dave (1bb933)

  2. Can you handle the truth? CAUTION!!! VERY GRAPHIC!!!!! But also allegorical.

    nk (dbc370)

  3. Very disappointing. Its going to take a catastrophic event for us to address this… isn’t it?

    whembly (51f28e)

  4. Of course Trump will sign the bill. He is a “Republican” after all. The entire GOP should be ashamed of themselves.

    Gawain's Ghost (b25cd1)

  5. But, as usual, shame would be a step up.

    MasterBaker (bcae7b)

  6. republicans couldn’t balance a teeter totter

    mg (8cbc69)

  7. Republicans only care about the deficit when there’s a democratic president.

    Nic (896fdf)

  8. This will change when the media blames the Democrats for a government shutdown. Meaning, it will never change.

    Munroe (4bb078)

  9. Politicians are not your friends. At all. Ever.

    Gryph (08c844)

  10. 9. Even when they’re dubbed “not a politician.”

    Radegunda (3578a5)

  11. 2… you’ve got the solution for one of biggest problems facing Blue cities nationwide.

    Excellent work!

    Colonel Haiku (2601c0)

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