That set the stage for an emergency vote on Thursday, with Democrats agreeing to a stand-alone persevering with decision to maintain the federal government open—although Senate Republicans have been being completely unreasonable hostage-takers to refuse to droop the debt ceiling to pay money owed incurred below Donald Trump, after they voted to droop it three completely different occasions throughout Trump’s 4 years within the White Home.
As soon as the emergency had been arrange—once more, thanks, Republicans!—first, the Senate after which the Home voted to maintain the federal government open. And once more, Republicans principally bought a go from the media. Simply 15 Republican senators and 34 Republican Home members voted to maintain the federal government from shutting down inside hours.
These numbers are an announcement about how enthusiastically Republicans are rooting for the USA to undergo and fail. However in most conventional media protection of the vote, they have been a shrug.
As reported by CBS News: “The stopgap measure, referred to as a unbroken decision, handed the Senate in a bipartisan vote of 65 to 35, overcoming the 60-vote threshold wanted for approval. It was then swiftly taken up by the Home, which cleared the invoice with a vote of 254 to 175.”
”The Home vote was 254-175. The Senate OK’d the laws, 65-35, about two hours earlier than Home passage,” NPR reported. “Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., had mentioned she anticipated robust help from each events. A number of dozen Republicans crossed the aisle to vote with Democrats.”
And so forth. A majority of Republicans voted in opposition to maintaining the federal government from shutting down—and why wouldn’t they, figuring out they have been going to get a go like that? Now they’re again to persevering with to blockade a debt restrict suspension or improve, figuring out they’ll get the identical profit from the media.