WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate blocks spending bill needed to keep government open beyond Friday midnight deadline.
Republicans wanted money for Louisiana flood relief, Democrats for the water in Flint, Mich. An vote on a stopgap spending bill then got difficult.
Democrats are demanding more money to fight the Flint water crisis
Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia told Business Insider on Monday that the battle over the government spending bill is "one reason why Donald Trump is doing so well." On Tuesday, the Senate voted to reject a spending bill to f...
Senate Democrats on Tuesday threatened to block must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down Friday at midnight, battle the Zika virus and help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild. The aim … Click to Continue »