US House votes to pass $1.3 trillion spending bill

The President’s budget would cut the Bureau of Indian Affairs by about half a billion dollars or 15 percent

AP Images The President’s budget would cut the Bureau of Indian Affairs by about half a billion dollars or 15 percent

"Republicans have made a decision to throw the American Dream under the omnibus by refusing to give us a vote on a permanent protection for hundreds of thousands of Dreamers", said Vargas after the vote.

It funds the government through September and beefs up military spending - something both Democrats and Republicans support. "It is imperative that we curb Washington's out-of-control spending addiction that has not been slowed under Republican rule", Walker said.

Trump has been frustrated that Congress has not turned over funding to make good on his campaign promise to build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border.

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer touted the measure.

The president had been especially frustrated in recent days by media coverage of the bill and by conservative Republican lawmakers, some of whom had been calling to harangue him and making their cases loudly on cable news shows he is known to watch.

"Got $1.6 Billion to start Wall on Southern Border, rest will be forthcoming", he wrote. Democrats said just $641 million would go to new segments of fencing and walls that double as levees.

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The Department of Homeland Security would get an additional $7 million to hire 351 new Customs and Border Protection agents.

Earlier Wednesday, Gov. Chris Sununu said after speaking privately with President Trump about the opioid crisis that he was confident New Hampshire will be receiving more federal support.

Non-defence domestic spending will reach US$591 billion, an increase of about 10%.

Tester said that funding wildfires like disasters could free up as much as half of the agency's budget to address backlogs of other forest management work.

And it would fix a "grain glitch" included in the tax law enacted at the end of a year ago. The tax law contains a provision that promoted sales to farm co-ops at the expense of grain companies.

And it leaves out a long-sought provision to stabilize the insurance market by funding subsidies that could lower insurance rates for low-income families by about 40 percent.

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Another $380 million is planned for grants to states to secure USA election systems.

The amendment, which was first passed by Congress more than three years ago as the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment, blocks the DOJ and therefore the Drug Enforcement Administration from using federal funds to prevent states and territories "from implementing their own laws" on MMJ.

White House officials initially said President Trump meant to sign the bill, but on Friday morning the U.S. leader took to Twitter to suggest he was considering vetoing the bill.

But if Paul or others do not yield, the earliest leadership could hold a vote would be early Saturday - after the government funding deadline. Since then, several temporary funding measures have been enacted. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who spent the afternoon tweeting details found in the 2,200-page bill that was released the night before.

Democrats said the bill will help fund the Gateway rail tunnel under the Hudson River connecting NY and New Jersey and serving both Amtrak and New Jersey commuter trains, which Trump opposes.

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