Government Shutdown

Nearly Half Of House Republicans Voted To Shut Down The Government

Nearly Half Of House Republicans Voted To Shut Down The Government

Nearly as many House Republicans (106) voted to shut down the government, as voted to fund the government with a…

3 months ago

Hakeem Jeffries Devastates House Republicans At Press Conference

Democratic House Leader Hakeem Jeffries was asked if Democrats are frustrated that they have to do the heavy lifting of…

3 months ago

White House Blasts House Republicans For Threatening Government Shutdown If The Border Isn’t Closed

The White House hammered House Republicans for threatening to shut down the government unless the border is closed.

3 months ago

MAGA Mike Could Become Fired Mike As Johnson Walks Into McCarthy Trap

For all of his talk, Speaker Mike Johnson has proposed a government funding bill that is just like the one…

5 months ago

It Doesn’t Matter If Mike Johnson Went To Paris, Because He’s Failing As Speaker

The office of Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) is denying that he sent the House home early a week before a…

5 months ago

House Republicans Are Already Falling Apart After Mike Johnson Election

It took House Republicans less than a day to be divided as Republicans in districts won by Biden say they…

6 months ago

Biden Has Clearly Had Enough Of Kevin McCarthy’s Lies

President Biden let some anger creep into his voice as he talked about how Kevin McCarthy and House Republicans tried…

7 months ago

Kevin McCarthy Gets Humiliated While Lying About Democrats On National TV

Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) lied about Democrats not wanting the CR to pass, but Face The Nation host Margaret Brennan…

7 months ago

Nancy Pelosi Warns Democrats Not To Save Kevin McCarthy

Speaker McCarthy has backed down and is trying to pass a clean CR without Ukraine aid, but he needs Democratic…

7 months ago

Kevin McCarthy Thinks He Can Pass A CR (But Only If It Helps Putin)

Kevin McCarthy told reporters on Friday evening that he thinks he can pass a continuing resolution (CR) but only if…

7 months ago

Kevin McCarthy Tried To Rally House Republicans Against Shutdown And It Blew Up In His Face

Speaker Kevin McCarthy tried to rally House Republicans to stand together against a government shutdown and it did not go…

7 months ago

Mitch McConnell Knifes Kevin McCarthy On Government Shutdown

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell delivered a message to Kevin McCarthy that he is all alone on the government shutdown.

7 months ago

Kevin McCarthy Is So Screwed: The Senate Will Announce Bipartisan CR To Keep Government Open

Majority Leader Schumer said that Senate Democrats and Republicans worked through the weekend and came to an agreement on a…

7 months ago

The Biden Campaign Rips Trump For Calling For A Government Shutdown

The Biden-Harris campaign hammered Donald Trump for calling for a government shutdown that will harm millions of Americans.

7 months ago

Eric Swalwell Devastatingly Takes Down Kevin McCarthy

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) said that Kevin McCarthy is a spectator speaker who only care about his own job, and…

7 months ago

Jim Jordan Demands That Jack Smith Be Defunded As Part Of Keeping Government Open

A microcosm of the mess that House Republicans have created was on display on Sunday when Rep. Jim Jordan said…

7 months ago

Chuck Schumer’s Next Move Could Cost Kevin McCarthy His Job

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will be looking to pass a short-term continuing resolution on Tuesday, if McCarthy passes…

7 months ago

Matt Gaetz Admits Republicans Want To Shut Down The Government To Protect Trump

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) let the cat out of the bag. Trump is directing the Republican shutdown chaos, and House…

7 months ago

Kevin McCarthy Has Reached An Unfathomable Level Of Failure

For the second time this week, Speaker Kevin McCarthy has failed to pass a rule that would have allowed a…

7 months ago

Kevin McCarthy’s New Epic Flop Makes Him One Of The Worst Speakers In History

Kevin McCarthy could be the worst Speaker of the House ever, as he is urging House Republicans to support a…

7 months ago

White House Blasts House Republicans For Holding Impeachment Hearing 2 Days Before Government Shutdown

The White House has hammered House Republicans for announcing that a Biden impeachment hearing will be held two days before…

7 months ago

Kevin McCarthy Handed Humiliating Defeat As His Own Republicans Block Defense Bill

Five Republicans broke ranks and blocked a rule that would have brought a defense spending bill to the House floor…

7 months ago

House GOPer Unloads And Calls McCarthy’s Majority A Clown Show

Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY) didn't pull any punches when he was asked about the House Republican majority's inability to pass…

7 months ago

Kevin McCarthy Fumbles His Way Into A Government Shut Down Disaster

Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) had to cancel a planned procedural vote on a short-term government funding bill because he didn't…

7 months ago

Total GOP Insanity As Ron DeSantis Is Sabotaging Kevin McCarthy

As Kevin McCarthy is trying to get a government funding bill passed, Gov. Ron DeSantis is meeting with House Republicans…

7 months ago

House Republicans Are Melting Down As McCarthy Dares His Own Caucus To Fire Him

Speaker Kevin McCarthy got his House Republicans into a meeting that was supposed to be about investigations then told them…

7 months ago

Kevin McCarthy Is Trying To Bribe House Republicans With Biden Impeachment

Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is trying to avoid a government shutdown by bribing House Republicans with an offer of Biden…

8 months ago

Biden Warns House Republicans On FEMA Funding

President Biden had a warning for House Republicans that he would make sure that the American people know who is…

8 months ago

House Republicans Threaten Government Shutdown Unless Congress Saves Trump

The House Freedom Caucus is threatening to shut down the government unless Congress stops the federal cases against Donald Trump…

8 months ago

Conservative Group Urges GOP to Oppose Spending Package, Which Would Cause a Government Shutdown

The conservative advocacy group Heritage Action, the sister organization of the Heritage Foundation, has urged Republican lawmakers to oppose a…

2 years ago

Schiff: Intel Chiefs’ Testimony Means Trump Can’t Declare National Emergency

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said this morning that new testimony from top U.S. intelligence officials such as…

5 years ago

Trump Rockets to Record-High Disapproval in New Poll

Donald Trump may think he is winning his shutdown battle but a new poll from POLITICO shows that with each…

5 years ago

Bernie Sanders Says Trump Speech Tried to ‘Create Fear and Hatred’

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont responded to Donald Trump’s primetime address by saying the president is working to "create fear…

5 years ago

Trump’s Speech Gets Devastating Fact-Check On Fox News

Almost everyone rightly criticized President Donald Trump’s Tuesday prime-time speech pushing for a U.S.-Mexico border wall for its numerous lies…

5 years ago

Mulvaney and Other Advisers Tell Trump to Stand Firm on Shutdown

Newly-appointed acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is advising Donald Trump to stand firm in his shutdown negotiations…

5 years ago

Paul Ryan’s ‘Embarrassing’ Career Ends With A Whimper

There was a time, not that many years ago, when Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin symbolized the bright future of…

5 years ago

Trump: Government Won’t Open ‘Until We Have a Wall’

Donald Trump yesterday said that the partial shutdown of the federal government will last until Congress gives in to his…

5 years ago

Trump Plunges Nation Into Chaos as Markets Tank

Democratic leaders of Congress blasted President Donald Trump yesterday for “plunging the country into chaos.” Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer…

5 years ago

Government Shutdown Will Be Prolonged by Republican Infighting

With Congress on break for a long Christmas weekend we know that Trump’s government shutdown will last until at least…

5 years ago

Democrats: Trump ‘Temper Tantrum’ Got Him ‘What He Wanted’

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) had harsh words for President Trump early…

5 years ago

Wash Post: Trump’s Shutdown is ‘An Act of Needless Stupidity’

According to the editors of the Washington Post, people “go into public service to make sacrifices and to accomplish some…

5 years ago

Senate Prevents Government Shutdown With No Wall Funding

The U.S. Senate approved a temporary funding bill on Wednesday, preventing a partial government shutdown that was expected to begin…

5 years ago

Shutdown War Will Consume Washington This Week

The U.S. government has been pushed to “the brink of a partial shutdown,” according to the Associated Press (AP).  With both…

5 years ago

Trump Will Face Pelosi and Schumer in a Showdown Over the Shutdown

Everyone knows that Donald Trump will try to blame Democrats if he shuts down the U.S. government. But Democratic leaders…

5 years ago

Pelosi Reveals Plan to Avoid Government Shutdown With No Wall Funding

Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California is likely to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives when Democrats take…

5 years ago

Trump Has a ‘Plan B’ if Congress Won’t Fund His Border Wall

During an Oval Office interview with The Washington Post on Tuesday Donald Trump said he has a backup plan he…

5 years ago

Trump Threatens to Close the Border and Shut Down the Government

President Donald Trump on Thursday again threatened to close the southern border if the Mexican government doesn’t do more to…

5 years ago

Madman Trump Still Threatens Shutdown: “I Think It’s a Good Thing, Politically”

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he still wants to shut down the United States government over his immigration and…

6 years ago

Trump Tells Republicans That He Doesn’t Care About Losing Congress Over Government Shutdown

Trump blasted out a series of tweets that made it clear that he doesn't care about losing Congress. He wants…

6 years ago

After Shutdown Threat Trump Demands Border Changes and ‘The Wall’

President Donald Trump on Monday called for increasing border security and overhauling the U.S. immigration system a day after he…

6 years ago

Maxine Waters Humiliates Trump By Calling His Shut Down Bluff

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) humiliated Trump after he threatened to shut down the government by calling his bluff and saying…

6 years ago

Trump Threatens Democrats With Government Shut Down Unless They Pay For His Wall

Trump tried to tweet tough by threatening a government shutdown before the midterms unless Democrats pay for his wall, but…

6 years ago

Bannon Says Trump Will Shut Down Government Before Midterms

According to former presidential adviser Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump really wants his border wall with Mexico, and he will…

6 years ago

Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Over Budget

The Associated Press (AP) is reporting this morning that President Donald Trump has told lawmakers in Congress that he will…

6 years ago

Rachel Maddow Exposes Rand Paul As A Deficit Fraud Desperate For Attention

Rand Paul – a man who voted for a $1.5 trillion tax cut for the wealthy – is grinding the…

6 years ago

Democrats Obliterate Rand Paul For Holding Government Hostage Over Phony Deficit Concerns

What's obvious is that Republicans don't truly care about the deficit – they never have. Instead, they use it as…

6 years ago

Trump Continues To Play with Dreamers’ Lives Over His Obsession With A Wall

If Congress fails to find a solution, (and that is likely) this means 800,000 people who were brought here as…

6 years ago

Dem Senator Says The Best Way For Congress To Govern Is To Pretend Trump Doesn’t Exist

Negotiating with Trump is a waste of time. Not only does he lack a firm grasp of the issues, but…

6 years ago

Trump Pens Op-Ed Bragging About Accomplishments Hours After He Shuts Down Government

Hours after Donald Trump's actions led to a government shutdown, the president penned an op-ed touting his so-called accomplishments over…

6 years ago

Republican Strategist Blasts Trump, GOP Over Shutdown: ‘All Of This Is On Them’

It's going to be hard for Trump to convince the American people that the government shutdown is the Democrats' fault…

6 years ago

With no deal in sight, Congress faces looming government shutdown

The U.S. Congress raced the clock to avoid a federal government shutdown before a midnight deadline on Friday after a…

6 years ago

Bernie Sanders Bursts Into Laughter Over GOP Claim That Dems Don’t Care About CHIP

"These are the guys who wanted to cut Medicaid by $1 trillion over a ten-year period. These are the guys…

6 years ago

House GOP Passes Cynical Spending Bill That Senate Democrats Are Already Planning To Smack Down

Senate Republicans aren't likely to win over enough Democrats to pass their cynical spending bill.

6 years ago

Republicans Scramble After Trump Falls Out Of Bed And Blows Up Their CR With Fake News

Senate Republican leadership is scrambling to correct the false information that Trump put out via his Twitter account that has…

6 years ago

Bernie Sanders Says A Majority Of Democrats Won’t Support Government Funding Bill Without DACA

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said that Democrats oppose any government funding bill that doesn't include protections for Dreamers.

6 years ago

Democrats Have The Upper Hand In Government Shutdown Standoff Thanks To Trump’s Clueless Arrogance

Republicans are warning that Democrats have been given the upper hand in the government shutdown standoff because Trump has inaccurately…

6 years ago

Trump Hides On A Golf Course, Attacks Dick Durbin, And Uses The Military To Cover His Racism

While hiding in his private club, Trump attacked Sen. Dick Durbin who he blamed for blowing up the DACA deal…

6 years ago

Trump and Democrats face off over potential government shutdown

Trump and Congress are facing a deadline of midnight Friday to pass new spending legislation. If they cannot agree on…

6 years ago

Mitch McConnell Caught In A Massive Lie About Never Turning Down A Meeting With Obama

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that he never turned down a meeting with former President Obama, but…

6 years ago

Plane Banner Tells Chris Christie To ‘Get The Hell Off’ The State Beach He Shut Down

From one-time presidential front-runner to a disgraced – soon-to-be former – Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie sure has come…

7 years ago

Rachel Maddow Can’t Stop Laughing At The Trump Administration’s Epic Conference Call Meltdown

Not only was this another hilarious and epic failure for the Trump administration, but it begs the question: What can…

7 years ago

Elizabeth Warren Takes Trump To School On His Ignorant Proposal To Shut Down The Government

Warren called Trump's support of a government shutdown "staggeringly irresponsible."

7 years ago

Trump Says He Prefers a ‘Good Shutdown’ to Making a Deal With Dems to Fund Government

Frustrated with having to "do a deal" to fund the government Trump whined, "Our country needs a good 'shutdown' in…

7 years ago

White House Tries To Spin Trump Caving on His Wall Funding As Bad for Democrats

The Trump White House tried to spin President Trump caving on the funding for his raison d'être, the Wall, as…

7 years ago

Trump Officially Gives Up On Wall Funding After Being Smacked Down By Border State Republicans

This is yet another huge loss for Trump, whose winless streak continues as the 100-day mark approaches.

7 years ago

Sean Spicer Falls Apart And Can’t Say Why Trump Is Sure He Will Keep The Government Open

Why does Trump think "we're in good shape?" And that he will get his healthcare bill and keep the government…

7 years ago

House Democrats Hand Paul Ryan His First Defeat By Rejecting Republican Spending Proposal

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) needs Democratic votes to pass the Republican spending bill, but his first proposal…

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell Demands A Ransom That Obama Will Never Agree To In Debt Ceiling Fight

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is demanding Social Security and Medicare cuts in exchange for his vote to raise the…

9 years ago

A Tea Party Fascist Will Be Second In Line To the Presidency By Halloween

The two leading candidates for House speaker are mirror images and both will dutifully follow the Ted Cruz shut-down-the-government agenda

9 years ago

Democrats Save The USA As Majority Of Republicans Vote Against Keeping Government Open

Democrats have saved the country from another crisis, as it was Democratic votes that kept the government open after a…

9 years ago

Democrats Victorious As Senate Passes CR That Keeps Planned Parenthood Funded

Sen. Ted Cruz and a group of conservative House Republicans were defeated in their bid to link defunding Planned Parenthood…

9 years ago

Republican Legislator Confesses That “The Crazies Have Taken Over the Party”

Peter King said Boehner's resignation is "like throwing raw meat to some of these people...they're just going to look for…

9 years ago

Republicans In Freefall: Majorities In US and GOP Oppose Govt. Shutdown Over Planned Parenthood

The Republican Party is in disarray as a new Quinnipiac University Poll found that 69% of Americans and 56% of…

9 years ago

True Patriot Bernie Sanders Stands Up For Kids and The Troops As GOP Pushes Government Shutdown

Sen. Bernie Sanders is showing Republicans what a true patriot acts like by standing up for those who be hurt…

9 years ago

Obama Vows To Veto Republican Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

While the Republican presidential candidates were grandstanding on Planned Parenthood, President Obama hit Republicans with reality when he issued a…

9 years ago

The American People Warn Republicans: Don’t Shut Government Down Over Planned Parenthood

A new poll contains a strong warning to Republicans from the American people that they will pay if they shut…

9 years ago

28 Republican Men Threaten To Shut Down The Government Unless Planned Parenthood Is Defunded

Twenty-eight Republican men are threatening to shut down the government unless women are denied critical health care services through the…

9 years ago

Boehner And McConnell Rocked As Republican Disapproval Hits A Record High

A new Quinnipiac Poll has revealed that disapproval of Congressional Republicans has reached a record high and voters will blame…

9 years ago

Obama Drops The Hammer On Republicans, ‘Nobody Gets To Hold The American Economy Hostage.’

During a speech in New Orleans, LA, President Obama strongly told Republicans that he will not allow them to hold…

9 years ago

Wall Street Journal Warns Republicans Are Greatest Threat To America’s Economy

WSJ economists are fearful that Republicans will repeat their past "serious damage to the economy by harming consumer confidence"

9 years ago

Donald Trump Humiliates Himself By Not Understanding The Senate Planned Parenthood Vote

During a radio interview, Donald Trump humiliated himself by seeming to have no idea what kind of vote the Senate…

9 years ago

Ted Cruz Hands Democrats 2016 Victory With Government Shut Down Threat Over Planned Parenthood

Ted Cruz and House Republicans are teaming up to hand the White House to Democrats in 2016 by threatening to…

9 years ago

Senate Democrats Have The Upper Hand And They Are About To Make Mitch McConnell Pay

Senate Democrats are getting ready to fire up the filibuster and make Mitch McConnell's life miserable, as they are determined…

9 years ago

President Obama Outplayed Republicans Again – So Stop Complaining

Once again, President Obama has out-maneuvered Republican plans to further wreak havoc on the nation, and although a clean funding…

9 years ago

Democrats Stand Tall Against Government Funding Bill And Force Boehner To Postpone Vote

Democrats are standing tall against the bill to fund the government. Speaker John Boehner lacks the votes for passage, so…

9 years ago

Drama Grips The House As Vote On Rule Advancing Government Funding Bill Passes By One Vote

The bill to avoid a government shutdown is barely living after a rule to needed to set up debate on…

9 years ago

Republicans May Cause Government Shutdown Over Michelle Obama’s School Lunch Program

Republicans are going for the full monty of childish behavior. Gone are the real policy complaints. Now they stand naked…

9 years ago

House Republicans Freak Out And Claim John Boehner Is Screwing Over The American People

With days to go until the government could shut down, House Republicans are freaking out and claiming that John Boehner…

9 years ago

Democrats Shouldn’t Save The GOP As Ted Cruz Pushes House Towards Government Shutdown

At a press conference, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) pushed House Republicans to shut down the government, and Democrats should step…

9 years ago

Boehner Has To Beg Democrats As His Plan To Avoid Government Shutdown Lacks Votes To Pass

John Boehner's plan to avoid a government shutdown in eight days doesn't have enough Republican votes to pass, so the…

9 years ago