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Its been eight sordid months and I still wince when I hear the words President Trump.
Heres all the shit we couldnt cover today:
- In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the House has a passed a measure expanding emergency disaster relief and increasing the short-term debt limit by 316-90. All of the no votes, of course, came from Republicans. The Senate passed the measure on Thursday and Trump has voiced support for it, so it looks like Congress will avoid what could have been a government shutdown over the issue in October. But fret not, things will probably get nasty in the next round of budget negotiations in December. [The New Yor…
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