White House says budget deal contains wall funding
White House says budget deal contains wall funding
12 May, 2017, 01:36
White House officials are attempting to tout the spending deal as a win for the president and his priorities, and have said he would be in even a stronger negotiating position this fall. They sounded a note of defeat, blaming Senate rules for a budget plan that merited closing most government operations.
In the House, also led by Republicans, Speaker Paul Ryan took a more muted response.
In his tweet, Trump appeared to suggest that he would rather face a "shutdown" than compromise with the Democrats.
Turning to the team members, who were standing behind him, Trump said, "This is what winning looks like, something that you folks really know a lot about".
"At its basest level, our sense is that President Trump is unhappy with the press narrative that Democrats came out on top in the recent spending negotiations and used Twitter to vent his frustrations, as he is apt to do", Issac Boltansky and Lukas Davaz of the political research firm Compass Point wrote on Wednesday.
Despite Trump's tweets suggesting he would be willing to let US government funding lapse later this year in an effort to pressure Democrats to agree to more of his budget priorities, top Republicans have touted this week's budget deal.
Congressional Republicans - motivated in great measure by fear of a politically damaging government shutdown - worked closely with minority party Democrats to produce the measure, which made only small changes to most accounts covered by the measure. "Our country needs a good "shutdown" in September to fix mess!" And Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said the bill "delivers some important conservative wins".
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But Republican leaders are struggling to balance the concerns of moderates, who want to protect those with pre-existing medical conditions from being shut out or penalized by insurers, and of conservatives who want to ease what they see as Obamacare's heavy burden on the economy.
But hours earlier, he decried rules in the Senate that make it more hard to pass legislation and appeared to call for a government shutdown when lawmakers negotiate a new budget deal in the fall.
But Mulvaney correctly noted that the pending measure was a victory for Republicans because the administration succeeded in breaking the link - forged over several Obama-era spending deals - that required that any increases in defense spending be matched by an equal, dollar-for-dollar increase for nondefense programs. "We're not going to do that". The 16-day partial government shutdown in 2013 cost $24 billion, according to Moody's and Standard and Poor's. Patty Murray, D-Wash. That included lost revenue for the national parks. "And why ruin that?" "And we didn't do any touting like the Democrats did, by the way", he said at an unrelated White House event.
The $1.5 billion increase in Homeland Security spending, pushing total spending for the department to more than $42 billion.
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