Expressing increasing frustration with the roadblocks of Washington, President Trump advocated Tuesday morning for killing the Senate's legislative filibuster and shutting down the government if his party does not get its way:
Late Sunday, leaders in Congress reached a bipartisan agreement to fund the government through September. Funding for a border wall was not included, nor were other key Trump priorities like a deportation force or cuts to Planned Parenthood. Additionally, Politico notes that Republicans and Democrats alike tucked in certain provisions to curb the powers of the Trump administration.
Senate leadership eliminated the judicial filibuster just last month to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.