Trump To Veto Spending Bill Over Border Wall Funding?

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As of Friday, President Trump may be going against previous White House reports claiming  that he would sign a $1.3 trillion proposal to aid DACA recipients.

He released a tweet this morning:

“I am considering a VETO of the Omnibus Spending Bill based on the fact that the 800,000 plus DACA recipients have been totally abandoned by the Democrats (not even mentioned in Bill) and the BORDER WALL, which is desperately needed for our National Defense, is not fully funded.”

As expected, the Commander in Chief is still focused on the long-promised border wall initiative. Though unexpected to some, Democratic lack of inclusion of the so-called “dreamers” and hyper focus on money-losing endeavors seems to be completely acceptable reasons for opposing such a bill.

The U.S. Senate passed the Omnibus Spending Bill a full day before Friday’s midnight deadline to avoid shutting down the government through a 62-32 vote.

However, Sen. Randal “Rand” Paul (R.-KY) brought up valid concerns last evening through a series of tweets which must have enlightened President Trump:

“page 550:

$9 billion for Govt Services Admin that oversees federal properties

Fed government spends  $1.7 billion a year to maintain 770,000 empty buildings while continuing to buy new properties.”

“General Services Administration database of properties for sale is not available to  public, Congress or other federal agencies.

Govt Acctbility Office says govt continues to hold more property than it needs.

No matter. . .this year the big spenders still give GSA big $”

“Page 580:

Post Office gets $58 million but only if it promises not to close down small, underutilized, money-losing post offices.”

“Page 587:

No $ for the President to request FBI background report on any individual.

If we had amendments, this would be a good place to add no $ for partisan hacks in the Intel community to unmask any American without a judicial warrant.”

“Page 594 sec 626: No $ to require disclosure of content of an electronic communication.

Good amendment here. It would be to also protect forced disclosure of metadata, ie phone #’s and identities of the phone callers.”

“I shared 600 pages tonight. I’m done tweeting them for the evening. If they insist on voting, I will vote no because it spends to much and there’s just too little time to read the bill and let everyone know what’s actually in it.

Thanks for sticking with me.”

Surprisingly, or surprisingly – depending on how corrupt Democratic intentions may be, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) declared the passing “a darn a good bill,” proclaiming, “We chose to use our leverage to help this bill pass.”

But if Democrats truly wanted to aid the non-citizens they allegedly represent, why would they “help” Republicans by avoiding to actually do so?

Seems some politicians may not have done their homework.

Caleb Fernandez, writer at The Daily Lev.