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PostRe: US Politics - FBI investigating whether Russian money to NRA went to Trump
by Squinty » Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:19 am

This seems like a gooseberry fool flinging fest. Both sides are blaming each other.

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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shut down as Senate rejects funding bill
by Moggy » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:06 am

Mitch McConnell saying that the shutdown is purely political, completely avoidable and will harm normal people. That’s right Mitch, shame you didn’t think that a few years ago. :lol:

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PostRe: US Politics - FBI investigating whether Russian money to NRA went to Trump
by Garth » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:12 am

Republicans control all three branches of government, couldn't get all of their own Senators to vote for the bill, and Trump backed out of a possible deal on immigration with the Democratic Senate minority leader - but it's all the Democrats fault! :lol:


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PostRe: US Politics - FBI investigating whether Russian money to NRA went to Trump
by KK » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:13 am

Squinty wrote:This seems like a gooseberry fool flinging fest. Both sides are blaming each other.

These government shutdowns don’t seem to be out of the ordinary for the US. There have been 8 since 1976, and numerous more times they’ve been unable to agree funding.

I think everyone gets paid eventually but if you’ve got no savings in the meantime it could be very problematic.

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by Moggy » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:15 am

KK wrote:
Squinty wrote:This seems like a gooseberry fool flinging fest. Both sides are blaming each other.

These government shutdowns don’t seem to be out of the ordinary for the US. There have been 8 since 1976, and numerous more times they’ve been unable to agree funding.


How many times has it happened when one party controls the Presidency and both houses?

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by Harry Ola » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:16 am

There is something almost poetic about the government shutting down on the anniversary of Trump's inauguration.

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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shutdown as Senate rejects funding bill
by Moggy » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:27 am



:lol:



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by Garth » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:37 am



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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shutdown as Senate rejects funding bill
by lex-man » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:49 am

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People say Trump is doing badly but he's setting so many records.

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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shutdown as Senate rejects funding bill
by KK » Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:09 pm


Epic trolling. I wonder if he thought of this himself or someone else.

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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shutdown as Senate rejects funding bill
by KK » Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:01 pm

Well, jeeze. They could have had water in the ears. Ears could have popped at that precise moment because Trump farted and the pressure in the room changed. Could have been a plane flying overhead. Any number of reasons they missed the word “shithole”. I’ve seen it happen on lots of TV programmes. Someone is about to swear and a fog horn will go off on a ship so you can’t hear them.

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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shutdown as Senate rejects funding bill
by Hexx » Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:43 am

http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-2 ... fmredir=sm

Over the weekend, Americans calling the White House comments line discovered it was repeating this message:

"Thank you for calling the White House. Unfortunately, we cannot answer your call today because congressional Democrats are holding government funding — including funding for our troops and other national security priorities — hostage to an unrelated immigration debate.

Due to this obstruction, the Government is shut down. In the meantime, you can leave a comment for the president at www.whitehouse.gov/contact. We look forward to taking your calls as soon as the Government re-opens."



Which seems to be an entirely illegal message in terms of a government agency.

Not that these things seem to matter anymore

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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shutdown as Senate rejects funding bill
by Moggy » Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:16 am

I know his base are too stupid to realise but they are basically saying “We control both Houses and the Presidency and we still can’t run the government”.

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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shutdown as Senate rejects funding bill
by KK » Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:20 am

Does anyone know the longest one of these shutdowns has ever gone on for?

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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shutdown as Senate rejects funding bill
by Moggy » Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:28 am

KK wrote:Does anyone know the longest one of these shutdowns has ever gone on for?


Google knows. ;)

21 days was the longest.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/pol ... 047438001/

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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shutdown as Senate rejects funding bill
by Saint of Killers » Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:29 am

KK wrote:
Epic trolling. I wonder if he thought of this himself or someone else.


Not nearly rambling enough to be Trump's work. I put it down to Stephen Miller.

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by Rightey » Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:35 pm

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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shutdown as Senate rejects funding bill
by Peter Crisp » Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:08 am

Unfortunately it doesn't seem to matter that the republicans hold everything some people will blame the democrats anyway and it doesn't help that they have a TV news organisation who will always blame the democrats as well.

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PostRe: US Politics - Federal government shutdown as Senate rejects funding bill
by Rightey » Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:32 am

Yeah, what I'm hearing is that the majority of the republicans want to pass the deal but a few Democrats are holding up everything and shutting down the government. :roll:

Of course none of this is the fault of the master negotiator. :lol:

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