Tag: Shutdown

Menendez spends shutdown partying with lobbyists, ‘Hamilton’ cast in Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump remained in D.C. this weekend as the federal government’s partial shutdown became the longest in U.S. history. The Trumpster indicated his willingness to continue talks over the border wall funding impasse. At least 30 Read More

Smith votes to fund Homeland Security without border wall funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Jersey’s last Republican Congressman voted with his Democrat colleagues on Thursday afternoon. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04), who also happens to be one of the House’s longest-serving members, voted with the new Democrat majority including New Jersey’s Read More

Purple Heart Veteran’s GoFundMe campaign to build Trump’s Wall closes in on $18M

MIRAMAR, FL — A Purple Heart veteran’s effort to help fund the U.S. Southern border wall blocked by congressional Democrats is about to hit another milestone. Brian Kolfage’s GoFundMe page (www.gofundme.com/TheTrumpWall) is rapidly closing in on $18 million in donations from nearly Read More

Monmouth Democrats silent as vote to keep racetrack open during shutdown is tabled

TRENTON, N.J. — Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (R-13) expressed exasperation on Saturday ahead of a possible state government shutdown after Democrats tabled her proposal to keep New Jersey’s racetrack and casinos, including Monmouth Park, open even if legislators and the governor fail to Read More

Pre-shutdown, Trenton Republicans pitch spending cap and structural reforms

TRENTON, N.J. — As a deadline for a state government shutdown inched closer on Saturday, Senate Republicans decided to pitch some ideas of their own to Governor Phil Murphy in light of the failure of his own party to reach a Read More

GOP Legislator: State budget shutdown threat “is ALL on Murphy”

TRENTON, N.J. — Who’s to blame for what’s looking like a highly probable state government shutdown this weekend? One precipitated by a Democrat civil war not over whether to raise tax but, rather, which taxes to raise? Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll (R-25) Read More

What budget crisis? Murphy Administration employees spend big money on redecorating (EXCLUSIVE)

By Matt Rooney _ And you thought Tammy Murphy’s $13,000 door was the whole story? Think again, Save Jerseyans. These are limousine liberals; YOU work to pay for their lifestyles! The First Lady’s spending may have been a part of Read More