Thegatewaypundit.com reports: Ryan Nobles: Steve Scalise confirms House GOP will add $5b in funding for border security + money for disaster relief to current CR. When he was told there is likely not enough votes for that to pass he said: “that’s a negative attitude.”
Other links: The vote of 217 to 185 on Thursday night puts the House at odds with the Senate, which on Wednesday night passed a funding bill that does not include border wall money.
To continue with their news: Congressman Scalise says GOP leaders are talking to a lot of members to whip the votes.
PERGRAM: Scalise on government funding & if they have the votes for the new plan: “We’re talking to a lot of members now.”
$5 billion for border wall and $8 billion for disaster relief.
Earlier Thursday, Rep. Mark Meadows, VP Mike Pence, Rep. Mo Brooks, Rep. Paul Ryan were all seen entering the White House for a meeting.Paul Ryan emerged from the meeting and said President Trump will not sign the interim spending bill that came from the Senate last night.
President Trump now put a tremendous amount of pressure on the House to provide border wall funding in the bill or it’s lights out in less than 48 hours.