Eight Republicans in the House of Representatives broke ranks and voted Wednesday with the Democrats for the adoption of a spending measure to end the partial closure of the government, without the funding of the border wall, a requirement of President Trump
Washington, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – Wednesday evening votes of Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (Pa.), Herrera Beutler (Washington), Will Hurd (Texas), John Katko (NY), Adam Kinzinger (Ill), Elise Stefanik (NY), Fred Upton (Mich.) And Greg Walden (Oregon) have reopened federal agencies such as the Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ) and Small Business Administration .
It is unlikely that the House bill will be passed by the Senate. Rezo Nòdwès learned that the defections suggest that the real effects of the partial closure of the government are starting to wreak havoc on the Republican side.
In addition, news has reported that three Republican Senators, Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Ala.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) Called Tuesday for the reopening of the government before more infrastructure activities are undertaken to enhance security. South borders with Mexico.
Note that President Trump himself tweeted on Wednesday that his meeting with Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi was “ a total loss of time “.