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Senate Republicans Set to Block Bill Tying Short-Term Funding Bill to Debt Ceiling

Republicans and Democrats remain at loggerheads over the government’s finances just days before it runs out of money

9/28/2021 1:00:00 AM

Republicans and Democrats remain at loggerheads over the government’s finances just days before it runs out of money

Republicans and Democrats remain at loggerheads over the government’s finances just days before it runs out of money.

Updated Sept. 27, 2021 4:47 pm ETWASHINGTON—Senate Republicans are poised to block a Democratic bill that would both fund the government and raisethe country’s borrowing limit, as the parties remain at loggerheads over the government’s finances just days before it runs out of money.

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Senate Democrats are seeking to pass a House-approved stopgap measure that funds the government through Dec. 3, 2021 and suspends the debt limit through Dec. 16, 2022. They are moving to send the legislation to President Biden’s desk before the government’s current funding expires at 12:01 a.m. Oct. 1. Democrats have scheduled a procedural vote on the proposal for Monday night in the Senate, where it would need the support of at least 10 Republicans in the evenly split chamber to advance past a filibuster.

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Right after they gave a foreign regime a billion dollars, on top of the over 4 billion they'd already gotten from us this year. And not too long after approving nearly a trillion dollars for more warmongering and resource theft. It's almost like they're both evil and incompetent.

Senate Republicans expected to block bill to suspend debt limit and avert shutdown in key voteThe Senate is slated to take a procedural vote Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET on a House-passed bill to suspend the nation's debt limit and avert a government shutdown, but Senate Republicans have insisted that Democrats should act alone to address the debt limit and are expected to block the measure. Paint it how you want, but DEMOCRATS are in charge of CONGRESS AND SENATE. Republicans are what's wrong with the US. i mean McConnell is funniest looking dude of all time

Republicans To Filibuster Bill Averting Government Shutdown, Debt DefaultCongress has only a few days to act before the federal government shuts down and begins furloughing workers in the middle of a pandemic. I DARE congress to shut down but the TRUTH Is they won't Wouldn't surprise me if the republicans allow the shutdown to happen just so they can use it as ammo at a later date. They don't give a shit who is affected as long as they have dirt to throw in the next election. EndTheFilibusterNow GOPHatesDemocracy

Government shutdown deadline looms as Senate prepares to vote on funding billThe Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on the House-passed government funding bill, but its fate remains uncertain with Republicans threatening to block the measure. The Rep can't block anything. The Dims have the majority. If they want to raise it, they can by moving it to the appropriations bill were they only need 50 votes. They just want Reps on board so when it all goes south, they can claim it was bipartisan.

Government shutdown deadline looms as Senate prepares to vote on funding billAs the Senate votes on the House-passed government funding bill, its fate remains uncertain with Republicans threatening to block the measure. Lawmakers have until Friday to approve funding for the government or a shutdown will be triggered. TALIBAN REPUBS block raising the debt ceiling when they added $7.8 trillion 🤑🤑 to deficit and started with a booming economy... GAVE most to very Wealthy, Corporations and MONOPOLIES. WINNING idea from a group that has none. GOP will shut govt down, it was last a few weeks, green eggs & ham party will get the blame and eventually capitulate. SenTedCruz is at the kids section of the library now researching reading material. Dr Seuss again?🙄

Pelosi may delay vote on Senate bipartisan infrastructure billHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., may not bring the bipartisan infrastructure bill to the House floor Monday as she previously committed to, she said Sunday. 'I'm never bringing to the floor a bill that doesn't have the votes,' Pelosi told ABC 'This Week' anchor George Stephanopoulos. 'You cannot choose the date,' Pelosi said. Typical politician. Talk, talk, & not say anything Hear that 7 of 10 want what is in this BILL? Really not what I have been hearing? Leading to TAXES not just the $400,000 that will come down to the workers to end up paying this bill? Give a ways. Been giving away for months now and opening borders to whoever come on in WHY?

Cory Booker disputes Tim Scott's claim Democrats wanted to defund police in reform bill'This is a bill that would have had millions of dollars for police departments ... millions of dollars more, additional dollars,' the New Jersey Democrat said. You have to be out of your mind to vote for someone that wants to defund the police. Crime statistic and violence in general are out of control. The people proposing defund the police and judges sending criminals back to the streets are part of a plan to destoy USA why don't we just de fund the politicians salaries