The U.S. government was headed for a partial shutdown unless President Donald Trump and Congress cut a deal on Friday in their long-running battle over his demand for a border wall with Mexico, with the president signaling he was prepared to close down the government "for a very long time".
The Senate was set to convene at noon EST (1700 GMT) and it remained unclear what would happen if the House measure fails there. He wrote, "If the Dems vote no, there will be a shutdown that will last for a very long time".
With the Trump Shutdown - the most attractive and tremendous of all government shutdowns - on the horizon, some fans are putting their money where their mouth is.
President Trump reciprocated, thanking Daines for his call-to-action in another tweet.
Right now, Republicans still need at least 10 Democrats to sign off on a bill before it can be passed along to Trump's desk.
About three-quarters of the federal workforce would be unaffected by a partial shutdown, as their agencies were funded through September 2019 in earlier spending bills. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has said including that money in the bill would be a "non-starter" for her members. Speaking to reporters in July 2017, Mr. Trump said that the wall "has to be transparent", in order to see what is happening on the other side.
'Let's not end this year the way we began it, with another shutdown over the issue of illegal immigration, ' he said in a floor speech. The nuance could provide Trump a way to try to proclaim victory. "In Israel, the Wall is 99.9% successful". "Will not be any different on our Southern Border!" "Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats now have to decide whether it is worth shutting down the government to keep us from securing our border".
Trump, after vowing during the campaign two years ago to make Mexico pay for the wall, has unsuccessfully sought congressional approval for US taxpayer funding for the wall. But a House Republican leadership news conference was delayed Thursday morning as lawmakers debated how to proceed, lending even more uncertainty to how the issue would get resolved.
The president's fellow Republicans now have 51 seats in the 100-seat Senate.
Trump, in a tweet aimed at McConnell, says: "Mitch, use the Nuclear Option and get it done!"
He also urged McConnell to use the "nuclear option" to force a Senate vote on legislation with a simple majority, rather than the standard "supermajority" of 60 votes. And this is our only chance that we'll ever have, ' he said, 'because of the world and the way it breaks out, to get great border security'.
If the midnight deadline passes with no legislation in place, funding will expire for nine of the 15 cabinet-level departments and dozens of agencies.
It would also be bad for business, the fact sheet indicates, citing potential delays in loan processing, hindered local economies in the areas immediately surrounding national parks and shuttered local and state farm service centers. The U.S. Postal Service, busy delivering packages for the holiday season, would not be affected because it's an independent agency.
More than 800,000 government employees will either have to stay at home unpaid, or work without pay.
Two years into Trump's presidency, neither of these promises were kept, despite Republicans controlling the Senate, the House of Representatives and the presidency.
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Only congressional Democrats can. "The most risky place to be in Washington is between Pelosi and an undecided vote". Estimates of the fraction of illegal immigrants who get to the USA that way range from two-fifths to two-thirds.
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