Congress is wrapping up work on appropriations bills and this year’s spending spree is on with full force. This week the Senate passed a massive spending bill that included funds for Planned Parenthood but not for Trump’s Border Wall.
According to a report by CNSNews,
The $854 billion Defense-Labor-Health-Education bill passed by the Senate on Tuesday includes a continuing resolution through December 7, 2018, for any appropriations bills not enacted before October 1, 2018.
The appropriations bill, which passed 93-7 on Tuesday and now goes to the House, provides $674.4 billion in military spending; and $178.1 billion for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies (including Planned Parenthood funding).
The bill also includes $3.8 billion to combat the opioid crisis, which Trump says would be curtailed by a border wall.
Appointed, interim Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith voted for the bill. But President Trump rightfully railed against it on Twitter:
The Establishment has no intention of “getting tough” and funding Trump’s Border Wall, and Cindy Hyde-Smith is along for the ride!
If you want a Border Wall, tougher immigration enforcement, and a US Senator who will fight with President Trump, Mississippi must elect Chris McDaniel!