Budget Deal May Map U.S. Congress Road Ahead, Via Trump Bypass(OAN)

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May 1, 2017

By Richard Cowan and Ginger Gibson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress, bitterly divided for years along party lines, may be mapping a bipartisan path forward that skirts around President Donald Trump when he refuses to engage constructively with lawmakers, Democrats and some lobbyists said on Monday.

The path was discernible in a nearly $1.2 trillion federal spending deal carved out over the weekend to avert a government shutdown. It had Democratic fingerprints all over it, even though Republicans control Congress and the White House.CONTINUE READING HERE

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