Bloomberg's Steven Dennis spoke about Congress's vote on a continuing resolution to keep the government funded through January 19, 2018. He explained the status of DACA, health care, CHIP, and disaster relief.
Representative Dan Newhouse (R-WA) talked about the government funding deadline and the possibility of issues like the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and immigration being tied to the funding package.
White House Budget Director, Mick Mulvaney, discussed the Office of Management and Budget and the presidential budget process.
This lesson provides information about the need for the moratorium and the events after the moratorium on earmarks.