Congress struck a deal on a long-overdue spending bill, and all hell broke loose. CQ Roll Call’s Jason Dick, Niels Lesniewski and Walter Shapiro discuss how Washington’s dynamics prevent even a small victory party from breaking out.
- House Passes $1 Trillion Spending Bill
- With End in Sight for Omnibus, Dissonance Takes Over
- Analysis: Defensive White House Insists ‘We Are Competent’
- Trump Wants September Shutdown to Kill Legislative Filibuster
Just overheard a senator tell a staffer he was going to read a newspaper story about what's in the omnibus.— Niels Lesniewski (@nielslesniewski) May 1, 2017
The omnibus includes a new provision providing $100 million for a "Countering Russian Influence and Aggression" account.— Niels Lesniewski (@nielslesniewski) May 1, 2017