House Republicans passed the bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security to avoid government shutdown. Check it out…
By a margin of 257-167, with all nay votes coming from Republicans, the House of Representatives passed the funding bill, which will be sent to President Obama’s desk for his signature.
Sen. Cory Gardner praised the passage of the funding bill, saying:
“I’ve said all along we need to govern responsibly, and this is an important step.”
The newly passed legislation doesn’t halt President Obama’s executive immigration orders, which is precisely why steadfast conservatives voted against the bill. Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ) was displeased with the legislation’s passage, saying:
“I believe this is a sad day for America… If we aren’t going to fight now, when are we going to fight?