Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Senate took up the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill passed by the House of Representatives Wednesday.
The Senate passed the legislation 79 to 18, with bipartisan support.
— CSPAN (@cspan) May 4, 2017
The $1.1 trillion spending bill now heads to President Trump’s desk — without funding the border wall, without defunding Planned Parenthood, and without any significant conservative amendments.
Now President Trump has a decision to make: sign it and hand the Democrats a victory, or veto the bill and force Congress to negotiate during a partial government shutdown for a bill funding the administration’s priorities.
Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.
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