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Trump today signed the $1 trillion continuing resolution, keeping the government well funded, with no significant cuts, through September.
The article included a detail I had not noticed previously. When the bill passed in the House, the only ones who voted against it were 103 Republicans, while the entire Democratic caucus voted for it. In other words, the Republican leadership screwed their own party and allied themselves with the Democrats to pass this big spending bill that cuts nothing and breaks almost every promise the Republicans and Trump made about spending during the election campaign.
The article also has this very revealing quote from Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney:
“I think it’s great that the Democrats like the bill. That’s fantastic.”
As I have said repeatedly, the election in November was nothing more than the Democratic primary, with a choice between a radical socialist (Clinton) and an old fashioned liberal Democrat (Trump). We get the government we deserve.