Listen: Promises and distrust push Washington closer to a budget brink

Listen: Promises and distrust push Washington closer to a budget brink

In today's Hillcast AM View, your daily morning update on what is going down today in Washington:

The House passed a stopgap measure to keep the government open Thursday evening, shifting government shutdown drama to the Senate. But promises and distrust over the deal are pushing partisan Washington to a budget brink. 

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As Washington looks to see if Senate negotiators can come up with a deal before 11:59 p.m. Friday and avoid a shutdown, The Hill's AM View talks to American Enterprise Institute’s Norm Ornstein about how tribal thinking in Congress and at the White House complicated events this week.

The Hill’s Timothy Cama also reports President TrumpDonald John TrumpGrassley: Dems 'withheld information' on new Kavanaugh allegation Health advocates decry funding transfer over migrant children Groups plan mass walkout in support of Kavanaugh accuser MORE will soon decide whether to slap tariffs or quotas on imported solar panels, mostly from China.

 

 

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