What's in US Senate deal on spending, debt ceiling

What's in US Senate deal on spending, debt ceiling

What's in US Senate deal on spending, debt ceiling

The deal had been picking up steam even as the president appeared to be readying for a standoff.

I'd love to see a shutdown if we don't get this stuff taken care of, ' Trump said.

The bill to address carbon dioxide emissions passed by a small margin in the House but died in the Senate. In the 2019 fiscal year, defense spending would rise by $85 billion and domestic spending by $68 billion.

January's shutdown came after Democrats sought to have a spending bill include protections for the Dreamers that President Donald Trump has rescinded effective in March.

All told, the Republican-controlled Congress is on track to approve about $400 billion in new spending over next two years, just months after enacting a almost $1.5 trillion tax cut. But the plan still needs to pass the House, where it's already facing strong headwinds.

Some House members are wary of the early details of the Senate deal.

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The top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell and opposition Democrat Chuck Schumer said Tuesday they were close to reaching an elusive deal that would set spending caps for 2018 and 2019, in what would be a victory of sorts for Democrats, who have angled for parity in military and non-military funding.

Prospects for dealing with immigration, however, were as fuzzy as ever.

McConnell said Tuesday that while he hopes "we will end up having something", he was unsure if any proposed measure would get the 60 votes needed for approval. One notable tech provision would be funding for the Modernizing Government Technology Act, for which the White House has offered support and begun planning. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also said he was hopeful.

"I'm sorry for that characterization". If lawmakers can not pass a temporary funding measure by the end of Thursday - either by itself or tied to a budget pact - the government would shut down for the second time this year. If this does unlock the budget jam, it portends well for infrastructure, votes to patch up Obamacare and other priorities. Nondefense programs would receive about $60 billion over current levels. Meadows' group backs big defence increases but opposes boosting domestic spending.

The result could be the return of trillion-dollar deficits for the first time since Obama's first term. The budget reportedly raises spending caps by $300 billion over two years, allocating $80 million to defense spending and $63 billion to non-defense spending for the upcoming fiscal year.

Trump himself tweeted that the agreement "is so important for our great military", and he urged both Republicans and Democrats to support it. "Take an action that has bipartisan support". The measure, aides said, also contains nearly $90 billion in overdue disaster aid and an increase in the government borrowing cap that would prevent a first-ever USA government default on its obligations.

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The House would have to vote on any legislation that could arise out of the Senate deal. Among the other provisions included in non-defense spending were disaster relief and Medicaid for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The deal will raise budget caps and prevent the mandatory spending cuts under sequestration from taking effect.

Sanders reminded that to this point, 'The only people that have caused a shutdown are the Democrats who have repeatedly held the government hostage over their politics.

But after last month's three-day government shutdown, Senate Democrats were willing to finalize a budget deal separately from the debate over immigration.

The bipartisan agreement will reportedly create more funding for veterans, disaster relief, infrastructure, and be used to combat the opioid crisis through prevention programs and providing more law enforcement to communities struggling with drug addiction. "But what's the path?"

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