Trump has been under fire for signing the new budget but now that he has hinted at the bigger picture liberals are going to be eating crow!
If this is right this could put the upset members of the Conservative party back ‘in line’. Since signing, liberals have rejoiced in the upset supporters have shown Trump.
Of course, they also over-exaggerated the extent in which Trump supporters questioned the President, but we expect that from them. To have CNN tell it the Conservative party was ‘tearing itself apart’ from the inside.
The President released a tweet today that hinted at using some that 1.3 Trillion dollar budget to build his wall. Take a look and let us know what you think.
“Build WALL through M” sounds like a plan that John Salisbury outlined in aTwitter thread yesterday. Rather than embed each tweet, I will post their contents below. Readers who want to reference an individual tweet may visit the link above to review the entire thread.
1) Let’s talk about what the President can and can’t do for this Omnibus Bill. There’s a lot of discussion both ways so let’s examine how money gets allocated & spent in the US Government:
1. Congress allocates money to be spent. The President spends the allocated money.
2. Once Congress allocates money, their job is oversight of the money being spent. They don’t spend the money and have no say HOW it gets spent as long as it’s spent legally. That’s their job to monitor with oversight.
3. Once the President is given the money with the instructions to spend it, he has a number of choices to make in spending it. There are some rules he has to follow & some of the money is fungible…