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President Trump’s Likely Rescission Package, Explained

by Sam Wice — Tuesday, May 8, 2018

President Trump recently complained about the size of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 and wanted a way to negotiate reduced spending. House Republicans suggested that President Trump use the rescission process to avoid a Democratic filibuster. However, appropriators in both parties objected to the suggestion because it would undercut any future negotiations. In response, President […]