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Congress votes to pass spending bill in addition to avoid government shutdown

Congress passed legislation to avoid another government shutdown Thursday, moving to prevent one crisis even as the fight over President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall escalated. The GOP-controlled Senate easily cleared the bill, which included only about a quarter of the money Trump sought for border barriers, by an 83-16 margin. The Democratic-held House approved …


Pelosi in addition to Schumer criticize Trump national emergency declaration

In a joint statement, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in addition to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said lawmakers “will defend our constitutional authorities inside Congress, inside Courts, in addition to inside public, using every remedy available.” They added of which the issue “transcends partisan politics” in addition to pushed Republicans to “join us …