Trump signs ‘ridiculous’ finance act, avoid a new shutdown

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The American president Donald Trump has tonight however, the finance act was signed that the green light had been given by the U.s. Congress. A new shutdown is averted.

President Trump had earlier this week threatened to veto against the finance act, because there is no money freed up for the wall that the Us president wants to build on the border with Mexico. There was also disagreement about further funding of the so-called Dreamers program, which protects young immigrants.

By the threat of Trump, that he last night via Twitter, stevenden the United States again on a shutdown, when in the absence of a budget, many government services are closed.

That shutdown has Trump now averted, albeit not wholeheartedly. During the signing of the law allowed the Us president publicly lost both the final finance act and the situation where he was actually brought ‘ridiculous’. The Democratic party in the Congress, stood at the cradle of the agreement, Trump accused of money to squander on less important projects.

“I sign this law, with only our national security in mind’, had the American head of state himself at the time of signing and lost.


The finance act is many weeks of negotiation by the Republican majority and the Democratic opposition in Congress, with each camp, the necessary compromise has to do. The package of a total of 1.3 trillion dollars should the federal government fund up to 30 september, the end of the current financial year.

President Trump, the Republicans and the Democrats have for a long time tried to find a compromise solution for the regularisation of hundreds of thousands of ‘Dreamers’, in exchange for reforms on migration and the financing of the limes wall, which president Trump built wants to see.

The president knew ultimately, however, only 1.6 billion dollars for the construction of a border, far below its requirement of 25 billion.

19 shutdowns

Since 1981 in the U.S. there was 19 times talk of a ‘shutdown’. The longest was under president Bill Clinton in 1995 and 1996, which is 21 days. The most recent shutdown dates only from mid-January, when the Democrats and Republicans in the Senate not even touched on the temporary funding of the federal government.

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