To the casual observer, President Donald Trump just chalked up another WIN when the Democrats caved on their empty threat of a government shut down. They are so used to using that threat and having the Republicans cave that this came as a sort of surprise.
If you think about it a minute, this victory has to go to President Donald Trump. By Tweeting from his bully pulpit, he was able to pin this one on the Democrats. The President made them be the obstructionist. Our President has learned how to use Twitter to get his message out that the mainstream media covers up.
As Written By Sarah Gonzales for The Blaze:
After weeks of posturing, Democrats have withdrawn their threats to shut down the government if Republicans do not include deportation relief for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients in a government funding bill.
While House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had previously vowed that Democrats would not leave town without deportation relief for Dreamers, she began to backtrack late last week and suggest that Democrats were withdrawing their shutdown threat.
“Democrats are not willing to shut government down, no,” Pelosi said.
Other Democrats have also started dialing back their rhetoric on DACA as the Christmas recess looms. Sen.Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) told Politico in an interview, “Obviously, I want a Dreamers fix by the end of the year. I’m not sure that it serves our purposes to draw hard lines in the sand in the middle of negotiations.”
Democrats in the Senate have the power to block a funding resolution with a filibuster because Republicans have used the budgetary reconciliation measure in order to pass the tax reform bill that is currently at the top of President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda. Under Senate rules, reconciliation can……..
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