House Republican Fumes Over Trump Twitter Policy: ‘What the F*ck Serving in Congress Has Come to’


Some last minute indecision has thrown the fate of government funding into a tailspin: it’s currently unclear whether President Donald Trump will approve the short-term funding bill passed in the Senate this week. The bill would fund the government through the New Year — but fails to fund Trump’s border wall.

MSNBC reporter Kasie Hunt is on Capitol Hill, reporting on the last minute efforts to cobble together something that will satisfy the president and members of the hard right House Freedom Caucus.

According to Hunt, leaders are “scrambling to see if they can pass $5 billion in wall funding,” but they want the go ahead from Trump — in the form of a tweet — before they vote yes.

“That’s what the fuck serving in Congress has come to,” one House Republican fumed, per Hunt.

Hunt added:

Trump has yet to give a final decision via Twitter, but earlier on Thursday he expressed his dismay with the process:

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