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Democrats Say They're Stopping A Pro-Israel Bill So They Can Reopen The Government. They're Doing It Because Democrats Have Soured On Israel And Warmed To Anti-Semitism. Marco Rubio: Rashida Tlaib's Dual Loyality Suggestion 'anti-Semitic'
Patty Aguilar | 10 January, 2019, 19:28

Senate Republicans have stated they won't pass any spending legislation unless President Donald Trump agrees to sign it, but Trump has said he won't sign any bills that don't provide $5.7 billion to fund a barrier at the U.S. -Mexico border.

By a vote of 240-188 along mostly partisan lines, the House passed the bill and sent it to the Republican-controlled Senate as part of Democrats' latest strategy to end partial government shutdowns at many federal agencies that began on December 22. Rep. Pete King, who voted in support of last week's omnibus, opted to oppose the Financial Services bill on Wednesday. "A significant # of Senate Democrats now support #BDS & Dem leaders want to avoid a floor vote that reveals that". "And we basically [give] more powers and more powers to executives, not just to President Trump but I mean to many executives before him".

"Hanging together" looks increasingly unappealing for some more-moderate Republicans, as federal agencies halt inspections of much of America's food supply, national parks fill up with trash, and 800,000 federal employees are furloughed or working without pay.

Prominent pro-Israeli Democrat Senator Diane Feinstein also voiced concerns over the bill.

The Democratic senators representing Maryland and Virginia organized the effort, which led to a 56-44 vote against limiting debate on a motion to proceed to the legislation, which needed 60 votes for adoption.

To which Senator Marco Rubio tweeted: 'This is a lie.

The moves amounted to an increasingly calculated and confrontational strategy from congressional Democrats as the shutdown over President Donald Trump's demands for money for a wall on the Mexican border entered its third week.

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"Less than a week after issuing a profanity-infused call to impeach President Trump on her first day in office, Michigan Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib is under fire from Republican politicians and commentators for openly posting what they call an anti-Semitic dog whistle on Twitter", writes Fox News. They also hope to win a critical political victory in the showdown over Trump's demand to build a wall on the US border with Mexico.

"There was a very negative reaction by the American public, and the American public today overwhelmingly believes the policy being pursued", Hoyer said. "Let's get our priorities right", the senator continued. It included measures supporting Israel and Jordan and slapping sanctions on Syrians involved in war crimes at a time of growing unease in Congress over the Trump administration's shifts in the region.

"McConnell has the ability to put these bills on the floor and say to the president of the United States, 'We're an independent branch, we're not the president's handmaids, ' " Hoyer added.

In the House, Representative Eliot Engel, a New York Democrat and chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, is pushing the Syria provisions as a separate bill.

"The Senate will not take up any proposal that does not have a real chance of passing this chamber and getting a presidential signature", he said.

Meanwhile, Tlaib's Democratic colleagues have taken a more nuanced posture.

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