The fronts in the conflict over the Shutdown remain hardened: The U.S. Senate has neither the proposal from the Republicans, nor the Democrats for an end to the budget dispute.
The U.S. Senate may not, on a proposal for an end to the shutdown by rings The Democrats have blocked in the Senate a bill to release $ 5.7 billion for the construction of a wall on the border to Mexico. The push by the Republicans in the budget dispute received only 51 instead of the 60 votes needed to prevent a Blockade. It was the first attempt of the Republicans, in part, to end Government shutdown for more than a month.
Shortly thereafter, the Republicans stopped a proposal by the Democrats that the government's money until 8. February should approve. He aimed to give the Congress and the President by interim financing to allow more time for negotiations on the border security and immigration. Until then, negotiations should be over the wall.
While the Democrats control the house of representatives, have Trumps Republican majority in the Senate. However, they hold only 53 of the 100 seats. Therefore, it was already been expected that the vote on the competing proposals, none of them achieved the necessary 60 votes. It was remarkable, however, that the proposal of the Democrats got more votes than the Trumps: 52 voted for your proposal, only 50 for the Trumps.1/1, The balance of power in the U.S. Congress
you can Change the display by Moving the image slider. For 34 days, large parts of the Federal authorities, paralysed
in The budget dispute to a standstill for 34 days, large parts of the US Federal authorities. US President, Donald Trump wants to get from the Congress the approval of $ 5.7 billion for the construction of a wall on the border to Mexico. The draft budget, without this sum he does not want to sign. The Democrats oppose the wall.
In one aspect of the Democrats, however, by: in response To pressure from Trump had postponed his for next Tuesday's scheduled speech to the Nation on the time after the Shutdown.
Traditionally, the President gives the "State of the Union" in the house of representatives, controlled since January by the Democrats. The Chairman of the chamber, the Democrat Nancy Pelosi, refused to allow him to Keep the speech because of the shutdown. Trump had originally insisted to speak in the house of representatives, forming together with the Senate and the Congress. He wanted to find an alternative location for the speech, he shared on Twitter. No venue can compete with the history, the Tradition and the importance of the Parliament chamber.
That Pelosi and Trump speak in person with each other, there was no longer longer. This image of a Meeting in the White house dates from the 11. December 2018.Trump wants to keep the talk only after the Shutdown, 24.01.2019 Pelosi Trump speech in the house of representatives, 23.01.2019 Atlas |USA |Washington D. C.