Anger over the $1.3 trillion spending bill boiled over on the House floor Thursday with lawmakers admitting they had no chance to read the 2,232-page bill they're being asked to accept.
"I have not read the bill," thundered Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the chamber. "The only ...
Border Patrol leaders and line agents say publicly that more fencing will help — but a new Democratic report Thursday says what they're really asking for behind closed doors is more manpower and technology.
Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security Committee reviewed assessments and resource requests filed by agents and ...
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise said Thursday that President Trump remains supportive of the spending bill.
"This is a bill President Trump said he wants on his desk to fund our military and it's going to get there today," Mr. Scalise, Louisiana Republican, said on Fox News.
He said there ...
Rep. Paul Gosar said Thursday that the spending bill shows everything wrong with the process.
"This represents everything that's wrong with this process. Bad process builds bad policy builds bad politics, and there's enough blame to go all around," the Arizona Republican said on CNN.
The $1.3 trillion spending bill ...
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Thursday that Democrats are the reason the spending bill does not include DACA protections.
"We said let's do multiyear funding for the wall for multiyear relief for the DACA kids, and they walked away from that. They wouldn't take that," Mr. Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, ...
Rep. Chris Stewart said Thursday that the spending bill process needs to be reformed to hold lawmakers more accountable.
"It's extraordinarily frustrating that when we've worked so hard for months and yet we don't seem to have input on the final product," Mr. Stewart, Utah Republican, said on CNN.
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In the Trump era, an age-old argument takes on a new twist.
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The solution to the problem is not government intervention but increased customer sophistication.
It is now clear that the most frightening threats to ordinary politics in the United States are empty or easily contained. … The sky is not falling and no lights are flashing red.” So wrote two distinguished historians, Samuel Moyn and David Priestland, in an article in The New York Times last August. With surprising confidence only a half-year into the Trump administration, they warned not against dangers to democracy, but against “tyrannophobia,” the irrational fear of tyrants.