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House Set To Vote On Stopgap Spending Bill Tomorrow

Update (5:30 pm ET): House Republicans are moving ahead with a plan to avoid a shutdown after the House Rules Committee approved a rule change that will allow Republicans to bring a two-week stopgap plan up for a floor vote Thursday, allowing the senate until end-of-day Friday to avoid a shutdown. The plan helped Speaker Paul Ryan override conservative GOP lawmakers who were pressing for a longer extension to get more leverage over Democrats and the Senate.

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Freedom Caucus Leader: "Don't Blame Trump For Deal With 'Chuck And Nancy'"

With much of the Washington Republican establishment still grumbling about President Donald Trump’s decision earlier this week to strike a deal with Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, one prominent member of the House Freedom Caucus took to the Sunday Talk Shows to deliver what sounded like the faction’s official response to the week’s events.

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Republicans Furious As Trump Sides With Democrats On Debt Limit Extension

It appears President Trump has found a new ally in Congress: the Democrats whose plan - derided earlier by Paul Ryan - to keep any 'fix' for the debt-ceiling, short-term; was approved over the Republicans' howls of objection. As The Hill reports, President Trump agreed with top congressional Democrats at a White House meeting to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling through Dec. 15. despite objections from virtually all GOP leaders. 

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New Democratic Bill to Establish a 'National Russian Threat Response Center', Thrusting America Deeper into Russophobia

Rep. Joe Kennedy introduced a bill to fight back against 'russian meddling' that will establish a 'National Russian Threat Response Center', whose goal will be to fuck with Russia on a regular basis. What is the point of such an idiotic layer of expensive bureaucracy? After all, isn't it the job of the lauded '17 intelligence agencies' to already do this job? I suppose this is the reward for all of this Russian bullshit, a great big payoff that will employee more deep staters, lavishing them with salaries, pensions, and healthcare benefits. They'll stop the Russian hackers, once and for all.
 

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Twitter Fight Round 2: Trump Trolls "Lying" Pelosi With Pic Of Her And Medvedev; Pelosi Responds

Trump seems to be having himself a fun Friday afternoon trolling Democratic Congressional leaders on Twitter.  Just a couple of hours ago Chuck Schumer received Trump's first 'shot across the bow' and now he's turned his focus to Nancy Pelosi for having "close ties to Russia, and lying about it."

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