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GOP caves in deal to fund government through September

Congressional negotiators reached a deal to fund the U.S. government through the end of September according to officials.

The new $1.5 trillion agreement will extend a one-week spending resolution set to expire on May 5th

There is nothing in the agreement to fund President Trump’s border wall, but there is $1.5 billion for other border security.

$12.5 billion in money for defense spending is also reportedly in the deal.

The concessions to the minority party democrats are concerning. Republicans agreed to continue paying Obamacare subsidies while halting funding cuts to Planned Parenthood and Sanctuary Cities.

Democrats seem pleased with the deal.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi praised the proposal, saying in a statement “we have made significant progress improving the omnibus bill.”

“This agreement is a good agreement for the American people, and takes the threat of a government shutdown off the table,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement.

The bill will go before both houses this week for a vote.

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    Understanding the Eleventh Commandment of William F. Buckley, Jr. seems to have disappeared along with reason in this generation.

    The steady march of progressivism has taken place over the past 125 years, yet we expect it to be halted and reversed overnight. This is naiveté.

    Evil never stops, so Liberty must defend herself in each succeeding generation, or else it disappears.

    We never came so close to Liberty’s disappearance as we came in the last administration.

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