Congress Reaches Agreement on $1 Trillion Budget

Congress is apparently ready to reveal their official budget for the upcoming fiscal year at any moment. The bill — which amounts to over $1 trillion in spending — does not appear to include funding for Trump's wall:

Aides to lawmakers involved in the talks disclosed the agreement Sunday night after weeks of negotiations. The measure, which is expected to be made public early Monday, would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September.

The catchall spending bill would be the first major piece of bipartisan legislation to advance during Trump’s short tenure in the White House. While losing on the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, Trump won a $15 billion down payment on his request to strengthen the military.

But Trump isn't giving up on the wall. Last week, Texas Senator Ted Cruz authored a bill that would use El Chapo's seized assets to pay for the wall. Trump himself has stated that Mexico will pay for the wall “eventually.”

Source: Breitbart



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