This Week in the World Affairs Brief:


Conservatives are not happy with the compromise spending legislation before the Senate today being promoted to halt yet another government shutdown—which, frankly, would be preferable. It is clear that most of the compromises were made by Republicans. They failed to get any funding for a solid wall to stop illegal entry and ended up with fewer beds to house illegals detained. They signed off on $1.3T in spending, accelerating the budget deficit. They even gave in on continued funding of Planned Parenthood, and the Gateway tunnel project between New York City and New Jersey, which should have been funded exclusively by local bonds and user toll fees. Clearly, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Sen. Majority leader Mitch McConnell are no better at the art of the deal than Donald Trump. To receive a one-time free sample copy of the brief, email us at editor at


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