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Democrats and some Republicans pass highly controversial budget bill

Democrats and some Republicans pass highly controversial budget bill

By George Miller Republican House leadership and loyalists/”moderates” teamed up with all Democrats to ram through a huge budget bill, avoid embarrassing squabbling and potential government “shutdowns” during an upcoming presidential election year. House Conservatives previously persuaded Republican Speaker John Boehner to resign rather than fight for his position and blocked House Majority Leader McCarthy from ascending to […]