We’re voting on amendments for the spending bill. Money to address the border crisis is NOT included.
On top of that, House Dems have blocked humanitarian aid at the border 15 times.
Dems complain about poor conditions, but won’t fix it. Learn why that money is crucial: pic.twitter.com/Mtov5B0y9c
— Rep. Dan Crenshaw (@RepDanCrenshaw) June 13, 2019
They didn’t pass the border part.
Via The Hill:
House Democrats on Tuesday passed a $383 billion spending package, finishing work on three-quarters of the annual appropriations bills on its docket ahead of the July 4th recess.
The package of five funding bills passed in a vote of 227-194, largely along party lines. It includes funds for Commerce and Justice; Agriculture, Interior and Environment; Military Construction and Veterans Affairs; and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development.
The legislation’s passage means Democrats have successfully completed work on nine of the 12 annual appropriations bills in their chamber. They are set to pass a 10th bill, covering financial services and general government, this week.
The other two, however, will likely come in July. The legislative branch funding bill, usually among the least controversial of the pack, was stripped out of an earlier “minibus” spending package due to disagreements over whether or not Congress should increase its own pay.