House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday defended the spending bill Republicans negotiated, touting it as a “game-changer,” and he highlighted the departure from previous concessions the GOP had to make under former President Barack Obama, The Washington Times reported.
The deal reached by congressional leaders was a rare act of compromise, and some parties — coal miners, Planned Parenthood — clearly came out ahead.
sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through Oct. 1.
Spending bill that would deny President Trump’s request for immediate funding on the Mexican border wall is under negotiation
The president signaled that he could accept a short-term spending bill that did not include money for a barrier at the Mexican border.
The speaker of the House said the lower chamber will focus on passing a spending bill before the April 28 shutdown deadline
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said it was “no longer sustainable” for the U.S. to pay for a “disproportionate share” of NATO’s budget.