The most contentious aspect of the bill, however, would introduce protections for states' ability to pass laws created to thwart the BDS movement targeting Israel.
According to the Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET), opponents of the bill falsely claimed that it infringes upon free speech, even though the text of the bill itself plainly states "Nothing in this title shall be construed to infringe upon any right protected under the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States".
Further indicating that he is sticking with his wall demand, Trump announced in a tweet that he will deliver an address Tuesday night on what he called "the humanitarian and national security crisis on our southern border".
Democrat Senator Ben Cardin, tweeted that the Senate "should not take up any bills unrelated to reopening the government" until the shutdown is resolved.
In mind, specifically, are those entities that support the BDS movement - short for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions - a movement that advocates an worldwide boycott of Israel until the sovereign nation acquiesces to pro-Palestine, anti-Israel policies. Highly controversial among liberals and progressives, the BDS movement aims at ending the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory and ensuring full equality for Palestinian citizens.
An effort in the Senate to force President Donald Trump to impose new sanctions on Syria is getting caught up in the stalemate over the partial USA government shutdown as top Democrats said they'd move to block any legislation that doesn't reopen the government.
The Democratic-controlled House voted 240-188 on Wednesday to approve the funding bill, which also would reopen the Federal Communications Commission, the Small Business Administration and the federal judiciary, among other agencies. Rubio, "Really risky to play politics [with] support for Israel". "We've never had a better ally", the Democratic lawmaker stated. The shutdown's resolution has been hampered in part by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.), who are resistant to compromise on a spending bill that allocates any new funding for the wall.
On Monday, the Florida lawmaker accused Rep. Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American woman elected to Congress, of using ant-Semitic language when she suggested GOP lawmakers who support the BDS measure were more loyal to Israel than the US.
"The administration can not shut the government down and then plead "government shutdown" as a way to avoid doing its legal responsibilities", said Democratic Representative Jamie Raskin.
Rep. Patrick McHenry of North Carolina, the top Republican on the Financial Services Committee, said Wednesday's vote was "a political stunt", as the House had already passed a single appropriations package seeking to open all of the departments of the government.
Earlier this week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said the anti-BDS measure's inclusion in the wider bill "sends a message to Americans that they will be penalised if they dare to disagree with their government".
"There was a very negative reaction by the American public, and the American public today overwhelmingly believes the policy being pursued", Hoyer said.
"Right now if I did something that was foolish like gave up on border security, the first ones that would hit me are my senators".
Mayhew is an animal welfare charity which helps cats and dogs through community initiatives and veterinary care. Meghan is said to love the Cotswolds and their rented home because of the privacy it gives her and Harry.
Additionally, Breer reports that quarterback Sam Darnold played a role in the Jets decision to hire Gase. McCarthy told NFL Network he has chose to sit out the upcoming season after the Jets hired Adam Gase.
The result, announced early on Thursday, means the first electoral transfer of power in 59 years of independence in the DRC. The delay in announcing results has led some Congolese to suspect possible manipulation in favor of the ruling party.
On Monday, Chinese importers made another large purchase of U.S. soybeans, their third in the past month. This meeting was previously unscheduled, signaling the two sides could be coming together on key issues.
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Based on a tip provided by King, the police apprehended Eric Black and Larry Woodruffe and charged them with the murder . Investigators said Jazmine was shot in the head December 30 when someone opened fire into her family's vehicle .
Don Lutes, Jr., of Pittsfield, Massachusetts discovered a rare "copper" 1943 Lincoln Penny in his lunch money in 1947. Now, some 70 years later, the coin is being auctioned off . and the current highest bid is well over $100,000.
Adul Saosongyang , 35, is alleged to have switched the card, which he thought was a $10,000 victor , while his roommate slept. The man, whose identity has not been released, returned home, told his roommates about his lucky strike and went to bed.
The flu is mainly affecting children and the over 65s, said HSE public health specialist Dr Kevin Kelleher. While Mema says it's close to being the peak of the flu season , it can stick around well into March.
It was also just the seventh interception and second interception returned for a touchdown in Tagovailoa's career. During the 1985-1986 season, Holieway took over as starting quarterback after Troy Aikman's leg was broken.
US Secretary of State Pompeo meets Iraqi Speaker in Baghdad
The anti-government forces have been strongly supported by Turkey , and to a lesser extent by countries in the Arabian Peninsula. They include not just crushing the Kurds, but also becoming a major player in the fight to fill that country's power vacuum.
Indiana Basketball: Hoosiers fall to MI 74-63
They joined No. 8 Michigan State as the two teams without a Big Ten loss four games into the 20-game conference schedule. Michigan: The Wolverines usually play just two players off the bench, but Johns may have earned more playing time.
The US Open row will not tarnish Serena’s legacy: Evert
Chris Evert has no doubt that history will only reflect well on Serena Williams , who is preparing for the Australian Open . It was an incident that overshadowed Naomi Osaka's maiden grand slam triumph and split opinion among fans and pundits alike.
"New captain" Saunders has Wolves' trust in interim role
According to The Athletic, the Minnesota Timberwolves have fired Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations Tom Thibodeau . ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski says the Timberwolves have interest in Hoiberg as a potential head coach or GM.
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