Senate moves to end government shutdown as Dems drop opposition
Senate moves to end government shutdown as Dems drop opposition
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Donald Trump's shutdown voicemail
23 January, 2018, 16:46
"So long as the government remains open, it would be my intention to take up legislation here in the Senate that would address DACA, border security and related issues as well as disaster relief, defense funding, health care and other important matters", the Kentucky Republican said on the Senate floor.
The Senate has advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through February 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation.
Most Democratic lawmakers had initially opposed the funding bill, demanding that the Senate also approve protections for young undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers". According to the Democratic leader, Trump agreed to the outline of a deal on immigration, healthcare, and funding during a one-on-one meeting at the White House just hours before the deadline.
Senator Tim Kaine summed up the view of the more optimistic Democrats: "We got a commitment that I feel very, very good about".
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer waved the white flag Monday, paving the way for an end to the three-day government shutdownmany have named after the New York Democrat - and prompting liberal fury and conservatives' mockery. The Democrats seemed sensitive to being seen by voters as willing to tie up government operations to protect immigrants in the US illegally. Seeking to win over holdout votes, McConnell pledged Sunday that the Senate would take up legislation on some top Democratic priorities, including immigration, if they aren't already addressed by February 8.
Long-term, there will be tremendous pressure on Republicans, particularly Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, to come to an agreement on behalf of those thousands of Dreamers, said Democratic pollster Paul Maslin.
In 2013, the Senate passed a bipartisan, comprehensive immigration bill only to see the House, controlled by Republicans, refuse to act. No bill that passes the Senate with Democratic support is likely to meet that test. He said he's confident that a bill to protect DREAMers will pass the Senate. Democrats want to ensure that 700,000 "dreamers" who arrived on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are not deported, while Trump has said he wants to include dreamers in a large legislative package that would be accompanied by funding for the wall and ramped up security along the US and Mexico border. Continuing to push for a dealRepublicans weren't going to make would be risky, not only for vulnerable Senate Democrats, but for challengers to GOP lawmakers in the House and Senate, said Matthew Miller, a former communications director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
Acer Announces New Chromebooks And Chromebox Devices It measures only 302 (W) x 209 (D) x 21.3 (H) mm [11.88 (W) x 8.23 (D) x 0.84 (H) inches] and weighs only 1.26kg (2.78 pounds). The Chromebook 11 C732 will arrive in March, priced from $299.99 for the touchscreen model or from $279.99 for the non-touch.
Progressives hammered Senate Democrats on Monday for "caving" to the GOP with a deal to end the three-day government shutdown that does not immediately protect so-called "DREAMers", immigrants who came to the USA illegally as children.
"This represents the first time in a long time that we'll have the Senate actually functioning, working", said Republican Senator Jeff Flake. The White House says Schumer and the president never came to terms. "Republicans stayed firm. And Democrats, I think, realised that they had to move past that piece of legislation and - so that they could focus on the conversation they're desperate to have", she said. Chris Coons, D-Del., told NPR's Morning Edition, "because of the famously vulgar way that President Trump sort of blew up the last time that Sens". President Donald Trump later in the evening signed the measure, largely a product of negotiations among Senate leaders.
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., who has argued for tougher immigration standards, also echoed that sentiment.
Ahead of the deal, Trump had goaded Democrats from the sidelines, accusing them of shutting down the government to win concessions on immigration, in service of "their far left base".
"But at the end of the day, the president has to step up and lead in this situation", Durbin said.
The short-term spending measure means both sides may wind up in a shutdown stalemate again in three weeks.
Roundview Capital Ltd has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). (NYSE:CF). Following the transaction, the director now owns 1,500 shares of the company's stock , valued at approximately $93,945.
Fog advisories are in effect for parts of southern Ontario including Hamilton, Halton and Niagara regions. A significant freezing rain even is also expected for some areas including Caledon and Dufferin County.
Becle SAB, the producer of Jose Cuervo tequila, rode the wave by raising $790 million in an initial public offering a year ago. The company succeeded in marketing the spirit to a more sophisticated clientele and broadening its market base.
And at $349, Apple's speaker is playing in a very different market than Amazon's and Google's primarily cheap and tiny speakers. Apple's devices are always aimed at the more premium end of the market and the HomePod is sticking firmly with this tradition.
That, in turn, means that flicks could become a standard unit of time - if not on your wristwatch, then in the visual arts. At 24 frames per second, or FPS, each frame is approximately.04166666667 seconds long, or 41666666.669 nanoseconds.
The Houston Texans had interest in Perry becoming the defensive backs coach, but they promoted from within to fill the spot. His first stint with the Bengals lasted from 1980 to 1991, when he was the defensive backs coach and defensive coordinator.
Won a lot of defensive headers and nearly set a goal up with a lovely chipped ball to Mo Salah and another to Roberto Firmino . It was his sixth league goal this season. "No playmaker in the world can be as good as a good counter-pressing situation".
Reynolds will potentially star in the movie as well, which is based on the Hasbro board game of the same name. The new Clue movie is being written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the writing team behind Deadpool .
Southampton entered the top 20 at number 18 with revenues of £182.3m while West Ham placed one spot above them with £183.3m.
How I had sex with Trump without condom - Porn star reveals
The Wall Street Journal reported that Daniels had also been in touch with ABC's Good Morning America about taking her story there. One spectator told the New York Post: "I could not miss this whatsoever - on the first anniversary of the inauguration.
Oscars 2018: Priyanka Chopra to announce nominations
With the revelry in full swing, the prestigious Academy Awards or Oscars 2018 , will officially begin from today (23 January). The Golden Globes are usually a frothy kind of dress rehearsal for the main event.
Tributes paid to Netaji on birth anniversary
Modi government is has been releasing classified files related to Subhas Chandra Bose and more are expected to declassified soon. Bhattarcharjee said , "People may differ but Jawaharlal Nehru was the Prime Minister of Indian dominion under the British rule".
Tourists in Venice charged $2000 for meals
In November, a British tourist complained to the mayor after he and his parents were charged €526 for their lunch. A group of Japanese tourists was charged a pretty penny for steak, grilled fish, and water in Venice, Italy .
Vietnam ex-official jailed over graft
Former Chairman of PetroVietnam, Nguyen Xuan Son, was also convicted previous year for his involvement in the corruption scandal. Thanh made a tearful apology to the court last week, seeking forgiveness form Trong and the party in a video that went viral.
Manchester United sign Alexis Sanchez
Mkhitaryan had an 18-month spell at Old Trafford in which he made 39 league appearances but scored only five goals . Beating City to the Chile forward will make his arrival all the more sweet for United fans and Mourinho.
Kevin Durant responds to center Rockets center Clint Capela
Most notably, the Rockets are a flawless 17-0 when Harden, Paul and Capela are all healthy and in the lineup, per Marc J. With the win, though, Houston does hold the tie-breaker having won two of the three meetings between them this year.
Democrats Cave, Shutdown to End
Schumer said he expected Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to honour his promise to open debate on the issue. But that leaves the fight over a politically charged immigration proposal unresolved for at least another three weeks.
Government slashes excise duty on fuel
The price of petrol is Rs 75.09 per litre in Kolkata, Rs 75.06 in Chennai and Rs 72.38, Indian Oil announced. Experts claim that the price increase in the first three weeks of the new year is the highest.