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Trump Supporters Rage At Congress For Not Funding Wall

| by Michael Allen

Many supporters of President Donald Trump expressed fury on May 3 over the the GOP-controlled Congress' failure to include money for a U.S.-Mexico border wall in a federal budget bill.

According to The Hill, the House voted 309-118 for the bipartisan $1.1 trillion bill to keep the federal government going through September. There will not be a shutdown this week if the Senate approves the bill and if Trump signs it.

Republicans had to make concessions to House Democrats because of conservative Republicans who opposed the spending bill, and because the Senate Democrats can filibuster.

The bill funds Planned Parenthood and Obamacare subsidies for low-income Americans; it also does not withhold funds from so-called "sanctuary cities" that assist undocumented immigrants. The bill did not include deep cuts to domestic programs that the White House proposed earlier this year.

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While there was no funding for the border wall, which Trump originally promised Mexico would pay for, there was $1.5 billion for improving existing border technology and infrastructure along with hiring more Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.

However, that didn't placate many Trump supporters on Twitter, who were livid that the U.S. was not going to pay for the wall, reports Raw Story:

BETRAYED BY THE GOP: TRUMP'S FIRST SURRENDER.

BUDGET BETRAYAL BEYOND BELIEF: Dem priorities funded; where is Trump? And his promises?

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This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true:

Trump's first budget is literally no different that Hillary's first budget would've been. All we got out of this deal is Gorsuch. That's it.

I voted for #Trump to shut the government down if NEED BE, not fund a broken system & Democratic #Budget. Shut the b**** down. No bad deals.

[realDonaldTrump] How can there be funding for border wall security in the Middle East in the budget, but none for here?

Trump & VP did a happy dance over the pork laden budget stuffed with liberal programs, Pissing away Taxpayers money is not winning $892Bil.

[T]his isn't the budget we need. Not even a border wall included. Stop being democratcs. Vote no! Please!

[POTUS] VOTE NO on the BUDGET...The Wall IS NOT FUNDED. and Planned Parenthood IS NOT DEFUNDED ! SHUT DOWN THE GOV'T, DO NOT...

Can we please REPLACE PAUL RYAN? New House Budget RESTRICTS ANY AND ALL FUNDING of TRUMP BORDER WALL.

[SenateMajLdr] You caved on the budget like F'n cowards; PP, EPA, sanctuary cities, Islamic resettlement program, the wall, on & on.. you and Paulie #suck!

[SpeakerRyan] That budget SUCKS! Re-write and FUND THE WALL or Resign!!

[realDonaldTrump] Defund planned parenthood, build the wall, get rid of sanctuary cities! You must veto this liberal budget.

Sources: The Hill, Raw Story / Photo credit: Tommy Herschede/Flickr

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