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originally posted by: Mahogany
Yay for the legislative branch, now all he has to do is sign it, right?
Will he or will he hold paychecks hostage to get his way?
originally posted by: TinySickTears
a reply to: matafuchs
they will get paid.
but now they are not getting paid
i know many here think it is no big deal and their fault cause they work for the gov but it is a big deal and its not their fault.
originally posted by: matafuchs
a reply to: carewemust
Like AOC saying people are already losing their homes. It is a tragedy but everyday one more piece of the media attack is being removed.
originally posted by: DBCowboy
All Pelosi has to do is okay the 5 billion and this can all be done with.
Why does she hate the common American worker so much!
That’s like Me telling you that...
originally posted by: carewemust
Saturday January 12, 2019
CNN Headline: GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IS LONGEST IN U.S. HISTORY!
As expected from this Anti-America terrorist organization, right at 12:00:01 tonight, CNN started bringing government employees before the camera, to describe how hard their lives have become.
originally posted by: Zrtst
a reply to: Edumakated
Perhaps a shutdown will expose the poor personal money management that govt employees display at such times. I've heard said one should have six months of income for such an emergency...Reported was an anecdotal story of the poor 16 year fed. employee that was worried about feeding his family...in 16 years you should be able to save five percent a year and cover food, gas, whatever.
why are they bad for practising basic journalism?
originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: Wardaddy454
BREAKING: President Trump says that he's HOLDING OFF on declaring a National Emergency at the moment.
Maybe he senses the mood of the country turning against Pelosi and Schumer.
Word is getting around how Schumer and Pelosi have been 100% for border barriers...for years. Right up until President Trump wanted to build upon the barriers Schumer and Pelosi put there, between 2007 and 2013.
The point has been proven. Trump did not cave. It is up to the House to bring forth something that will work and NOT the other way around. For some reason Chuck and Nancy act like they are the same as the president and they are not. They work for him and not the other way around. There is no reason for Trump to back down any further.
Banks don't consider you in default until you've missed THREE mortgage payments.
congress DOES NOT WORK FOR THE PRESIDENT!!
It's hard to know what is true or what isn't as far as what is being said at the current time.
but there is one thing I am pretty sure of, they ain't gonna keeps working without pay for long!!!
trump isn't the first president that has had to face a house with a majority from the opposition party. he's not the first one to have that house say no to him on issues they wanted pushed through. he is the first one to openly say that he would be proud to own a shutdown if he didn't get what he wanted. he's the first one to say he would keep it shut down for months, maybe years, if he didn't get what he wanted.
he's the first one to mention he's actually considering declaring a national emergency
and, isn't it interesting that all the while, his treasury secretary thought it was a good idea to try to slip the removal of the sactions of a russian oligarch, who if I remember right, is a big wig in the russian steel industry, through hoping no one would notice in time to stop it from happening!!
I'm sorry if trump and others just can't understand how our gov't is supposed to work, but, it's not trump who gets the final say in how the money is spent!! when it comes to that, it's the speaker of the house who holds the most power!
well, you also have McConnell refusing to bring any bill to the floor unless it has trump's support, so don't know what to tell ya. they had worked out a compromise that would have passed through congress, but then trump had a change of mind and said he wouldn't support it, so it got shot into the trash bin!!
maybe the federal workers would be better off spending their day dumpster diving for their food than going to a job that isn't gonna provide them with a paycheck!!