The government has reopened, but for how long? FOX’s Chad Pergram explains in today’s “The Speaker’s Lobby.”
I’m Chad Pergram with the Speaker’s Lobby.
Does anyone really think we won’t be back here in three weeks, trying to avert another crisis and fund the government?
If Mr. Trump agreed to re-open the government after achieving nothing and Republicans started taking the blame, why does the President think the matrix changes in mid-February?
Democrats gave nothing.
They have very little to lose in the next round.
“I can’t imagine that (President Trump) is in any stronger position than he was” said Republican Florida Congressman Francis Rooney on FOX.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lifted a trade of DACA for a wall off the table.
What really could Democrats exchange? Comprehensive immigration reform?
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told FOX Democrats want to complete a DACA fix and approve comprehensive immigration reform.
But Hoyer noted the conference committee doesn’t have to untangle those issues now.
The Maryland Democrat said Congress can address them later.
There’s a reason the government shut down in the fall of 1995 during an epic standoff between President Bill Clinton and House Speaker Newt Gingrich re-opened later, and then shut down again.
The sides thought they were on a track to resolve their issues. But they weren’t.
History could repeat itself.
With the Speaker’s Lobby, Chad Pergram. Fox News.