A symbolic vote: The U.S. house of representatives has voted for an end to the budget freeze. One of the Democrats on Thursday proposed draft was adopted by the new democratic majority in the Congress chamber. To enter into force, it would have to happen, however, not yet the Republican-dominated Senate. In addition, U.S. President Donald Trump had the draft in advance a refusal, because he had no money for the required wall on the border to Mexico.
The budget office, the White house announced, should be submitted to the draft to the President, "would advise his advisers, he put in a Veto against the law". One end of the "shutdown" is still not in sight, in addition, trump is the Republicans in the Senate continue to be the majority. Also, the second chamber of Congress - the US Parliament - would have to agree the draft budget. For almost two weeks now, the budget is shutting down the armed parts of the US government.
"Nothing for the wall"
With the design of the Democrats, for the funding of eight of the nine from the "Shutdown" of the ministries concerned until at the end of the financial year on 30. September ensured. The Department of homeland security in its area of responsibility falls to the border security - would be only up to 8. February financed. The Democrats argue that in order for a good month would be to resolve the dispute, while the full government would be able to return to work.
Trump calls for more than five billion dollars for the construction of a border wall in the law - otherwise he would deny his necessary signature, he announced. A top meeting on Wednesday had not led to a breakthrough. The new Chairman of the house of representatives, the Democrat Nancy Pelosi, had declared in an Interview with NBC prior to their taking office: "no. Nothing for the wall."
On Friday, the dispute goes in a new round of Trump has invited top representatives of the Democrats and Republicans in the White house, to search for a solution. Because of the budget hundreds of thousands of government inhibit officials in the forced leave, or you will need to work without salary.
Trump uses it again in "Game of Thrones"
Trump has plays in the dispute over the wall again on the successful series "Game of Thrones". "THE WALL IS COMING," wrote Trump on Thursday at the online network Instagram.
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In his likeness emblazoned on the image of the lettering, with the series title inspired double stroke through the "O", including a picture of Trump's planned border barrier.
The original quote in the series is "Winter is coming". Trump uses online media as well as allusions to movies and TV shows again and again, to apply its policies or measures to announce. In doing so, he availed himself also of already "GoT"-quote: In November, he published a photo in the style of a movie poster with the announcement that "The sanctions". Were meant in order for new sanctions against Iran in the nuclear conflict. The HBO "Game of Thrones" broadcasts, was not very enthusiastic about that. (sda)
Created: 04.01.2019, 04:54 PM