Congress approves spending bill to end brief government shutdown

  • Published on Feb 9, 2018
  • The House approved a compromise funding bill and sent it to President Trump to sign, ending the second government shutdown in three weeks. The Senate voted for the measure after a midnight deadline because of a long protest by Republican Sen. Rand Paul. Nancy Cordes reports.
    Subscribe to the "CBS This Morning" Channel HERE:
    Watch "CBS This Morning" HERE:
    Watch the latest installment of "Note to Self," only on "CBS This Morning," HERE:
    Follow "CBS This Morning" on Instagram HERE:
    Like "CBS This Morning" on Facebook HERE:
    Follow "CBS This Morning" on Twitter HERE:
    Follow "CBS This Morning" on Google+ HERE:
    Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE:
    Get your news on the go! Download CBS News mobile apps HERE:
    Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fan favorites anytime, anywhere with CBS All Access. Try it free!

    Delivered by Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King, "CBS This Morning" offers a thoughtful, substantive and insightful source of news and information to a daily audience of 3 million viewers. The Emmy Award-winning broadcast presents a mix of daily news, coverage of developing stories of national and global significance, and interviews with leading figures in politics, business and entertainment. Check local listings for "CBS This Morning" broadcast times.

Comments • 602

    KING GOAT2K TV 8 days ago


  • Gods Gift
    Gods Gift 9 days ago

    They did it so the market would stop crashing and burning . Let it burn burnnnnn burrnnnnn let the pig roast

  • Chapman Bragg Hester

    To truly show the world what they want you have to show them what they need and wait for them to want what they need. A change of perspective can ignite the passions of the mind and heart. All things are not created equal, nor are all men. We are a spectrum of lives as complex and unique as anything else in this world. Unlike nature we have the ability to choose, to understand the effect of our choices, and act upon the information in future situations. We also have the abundance of knowledge of generations before, we have analyzed ourselves throughout history. Now we have an ability to take everything and analyze it to the point of putting a face on reality. We choose not to see the true face of humanity because it would be like seeing the Face of God, and to see that which our hearts cannot bear to witness we fear that we would burn in the light. We look out in space for life and destroy the life right here in greater numbers than the first million planets that surround us. We wish to see sentient life and yet are divided ourselves by race. Religion defined by minds that are too limited to conceptuaize the mind of another human being and yet believe they know the mind and will of God. Humanity has so much wasted potential if the people who actually understand the world would stop trying to rule it but guide it for the betterment of all, show the world the path and have them help to build it. We don't need a leader, we need leaders of all races and creeds to stand up in the name of humanity, to help raise others, to allow the growth potential of humanity to truly be defined by mankind. The information the average person can find in a newspaper is more than most people ever had in a lifetime only a few hundred years ago. Information isn't the problem, we are bombarded by information every day, but the information drives the economy, politics, public opinion, and the ways that the average person can do in their communities is lacking significantly. Help people make the world around them better by opening up opportunities for them to participate in making changes towards a better humanity.

  • El Jibarito
    El Jibarito 9 days ago +2

    And guess who's gonna pay...

  • cdw442
    cdw442 9 days ago +1

    Replace all of these jokers with new people... get rid of all of them!

  • tlo
    tlo 9 days ago

    But but but the deficit??..........

  • Stingy Mine
    Stingy Mine 9 days ago

    Capitalism and socialism makes the USA government weaker and weaker with Trump in office until 2020. No way they’re winning.

  • Stephen McAllister
    Stephen McAllister 9 days ago

    i haven’t seen any tax reform in my paycheck yet! i’ll update when i do!! thanks trump!

  • Garret Miller
    Garret Miller 9 days ago +2

    Ran Paul for president, and Ron Paul for vp.

  • Ludu
    Ludu 9 days ago

    Reverse spending bill to laza's benefits forever

  • twistedxtitan
    twistedxtitan 9 days ago

    wouldnt need to have a funding bill if we didnt have to pay 535 peeople over 150k a year to do absolutely nothing but take vacations all year

  • Andre Rose
    Andre Rose 9 days ago

    Tbh, Isn’t this unprofessional. Like really open your eyes to it all. And it’s easily right under your nose! I find this unprofessional what type of presidency should ever be like this! the government is shutting down! 🤦🏽‍♂️ we’re supposed to be a strong nation, but it’s so corrupt.

  • luvvinallmusik 57
    luvvinallmusik 57 9 days ago

    Pay-as-you-go government. Why wouldn't someone who's had multiple corporate bankruptcies b in favor?
    No one looks good here. Dems want 2 mix DACA in- no wonder these kids r apprehensive. Shutdown's aren't new. Lives as bargaining chips in fiscal issues?🖓Trump portrays any shutdowns as slights 2 the military.🖓

  • Rafa YouTube
    Rafa YouTube 9 days ago +1

    Carlos Slim vs. trump
    Carlos Slim WINS

  • Nani Sunami
    Nani Sunami 9 days ago

    If America is broke why are y’all still spending money?😯

    • Drunken Mongoose
      Drunken Mongoose 8 days ago

      Because those fools actually trust us to pay them back. It's like we're running a Nigerian pyramid scheme.

    • Deep South
      Deep South 9 days ago

      Nani Sunami exactly

  • Earning Attorney
    Earning Attorney 9 days ago

    So there are only 13 fiscal conservatives left.

  • Vijay m
    Vijay m 9 days ago


  • Alex G
    Alex G 9 days ago +3

    If you still believe in the government I feel bad for you.

  • joelshack85
    joelshack85 9 days ago +1

    Republicans + Democrats = financially irresponsible!! Being financially irresponsible is more of a threat to our then any terrorist organization!! Why waste your votes?

  • DJ Lovelyyy Lissa
    DJ Lovelyyy Lissa 9 days ago

    nobody is getting a tax return. uproar by the people and welp here comes Marshall law and fema camps.

    • محمد الخادع
      محمد الخادع 9 days ago

      I get what you mean, and I could see it happening. It's martial law though. Same martial as in martial arts. :)

  • alp21188
    alp21188 9 days ago +1

    They’re thinking about casting either Joaquin Phoenix or Leonardo DiCaprio as the joker in the new stand alone movie set in Gotham City in the early 1980s. I think either one of them would do great job I can’t wait!

  • CAX117
    CAX117 9 days ago

    Military budget is way too big. Ridiculous we give $60+ billion more

  • Revan Taylor
    Revan Taylor 9 days ago

    This is stupid

  • StamperTV
    StamperTV 9 days ago

    They're still idiots regardless. You just can't fix stupid.

  • jetsfan2351
    jetsfan2351 10 days ago +2

    Men are better than women. Fact.
    Long live the Patriarchy! 🤗

  • Neal Schuster
    Neal Schuster 10 days ago

    I wish I could decide not to work whenever I pleased, and STILL get paid.

  • Alex McDowell
    Alex McDowell 10 days ago

    The parents are dreamers are child traffickers!!!

  • Shmacked Muffins
    Shmacked Muffins 10 days ago +3

    At this point i would rather have a monarch.

    • HELLO DaRkNeSsss
      HELLO DaRkNeSsss 9 days ago

      Shmacked Muffins then u would understand stand how much of a snow flakes u are

  • Jorge duarte
    Jorge duarte 10 days ago

    lets have a a gov shut down said potus, about 4 times he said it in one sentence, when the president doesnt care about its gov workers it shows you the piece of crap this president is

  • Patriot of Justice
    Patriot of Justice 10 days ago +2

    A lot of triggered libtards here. LOL.

      1000 SUBS WITH ONE VIDEO 9 days ago

      Patriot of Justice And what does him being Canadian have to do with anything?

      1000 SUBS WITH ONE VIDEO 9 days ago

      Patriot of Justice You just proved your stupidity, it’s impossible to have a “no digit” IQ

    • night k
      night k 9 days ago +1

      Patriot of Justice lmao at least we don't have people who watch fox which is news for idiots

    • Patriot of Justice
      Patriot of Justice 10 days ago +1

      Stupid name with a hint of Canadian? Check.
      Liberal bias double standard? Check.
      No digit IQ and prefers other do the thinking for him? Check.
      See? I can do it, too.

  • Bob Hacker
    Bob Hacker 10 days ago

    Both parties suck.We need the populist party to make a come back.

  • Fernando Alba
    Fernando Alba 10 days ago

    Congress need to get a real job

  • Demetron Jefferson
    Demetron Jefferson 10 days ago +2

    It's all white people's fault. That's what the Democrats would say

    • Random Carrot
      Random Carrot 9 days ago

      Jeffersonian Republicans would blame it on A.Ham

    • night k
      night k 9 days ago

      Demetron Jefferson and the public would say it's the governments fault

    • Tactical Bacon
      Tactical Bacon 10 days ago

      Demetron Jefferson Republicans would say it's the illegal's fault

  • Alfredo Valencia
    Alfredo Valencia 10 days ago

    What happen with dremers ? I dont want see them leave the usa

  • mitchlu
    mitchlu 10 days ago +1

    *1+TRILLON* - can't spell at CBS?

  • Chris Icarus
    Chris Icarus 10 days ago +5

    Sure let's lock future Generations into hopeless debt and spend their entire lives paying it back! 🤦‍♂️

  • That Guy
    That Guy 10 days ago


  • Chavella Ross
    Chavella Ross 10 days ago

  • Popo DelFuego
    Popo DelFuego 10 days ago

    Keep putting off doing your job Congress...

  • Jüdäs
    Jüdäs 10 days ago +2

    "How *dare* you ask my party to use your tax money to help you and our country!"
    - Democrats

    • Tactical Bacon
      Tactical Bacon 10 days ago +1

      Jüdäs "How *dare* you accuse me of breaking my campaign promises of reducing debt!"
      I find it really strange how Republicans are now all for spending now that they're in control...

  • Willie Dynamite
    Willie Dynamite 10 days ago +2

    It’s a debt based system. A million billion or trillion....Americans are good for it. And they thought Trump would be different.

  • redmond1022
    redmond1022 10 days ago

    You, average idiot, lose a third of your paycheck each pay period to pay for these monkeys. You must be happy.

  • Joe S.
    Joe S. 10 days ago +3

    $ Fiscally irresponsible Republicans.....we have now officially entered Bizarro World.

  • Lisa Me
    Lisa Me 10 days ago

    Next time a shutdown will be 3/5/18 over the illegal immigrants. They are crybabies. Keep them up for 3 weeks next time with no pay

    • Bobby Howard
      Bobby Howard 10 days ago +1

      Lisa Me you do realize they are all rich and don’t actually need the money right?

  • Maria Sottolegno
    Maria Sottolegno 10 days ago +3


  • OK
    OK 10 days ago

    Could someone explain to me why the government needs to "shutdown" every-time there's a disagreement in congress? I just recently got interested in politics and government but I'll google it later but I'd prefer a simpled down answer please.

    • OK
      OK 9 days ago

      Oh that makes perfect sense. Thanks Tactical Bacon.

    • Tactical Bacon
      Tactical Bacon 10 days ago

      OK It shuts down because if Congress doesn't approve a spending can't really spend. Hence, the government shuts down until the funds are properly appropriated.

    • AgarTron
      AgarTron 10 days ago

      OK because they couldn't pass a bill to keep funding the government

    • Yee Yee
      Yee Yee 10 days ago

      Because it causes pressure.

  • Spiffy Gonzales
    Spiffy Gonzales 10 days ago

    Ugh. So now it's republicans fault that the vast majority of us wanted to pass the tax bill but the Democrats unanimously voted no? Really? Someone who isn't biased please explain if I'm wrong in this.

    • Spiffy Gonzales
      Spiffy Gonzales 10 days ago

      Tactical Bacon but that bill isn't the only thing that caused the government shutdown.

    • Tactical Bacon
      Tactical Bacon 10 days ago

      Spiffy Gonzales Democrats and Republicans made a bipartisan bill that Trump rejected.

    • Eureka
      Eureka 10 days ago

      There was a lot of ppl who did not want the bill.

  • asa3009hazel
    asa3009hazel 10 days ago

    Naw see what we ain't gonna do is act like rand Paul didn't call out both parties and talk about government spending almost 2 mill a minute. While misplacing over 8 million dollars in one department alone.

  • Just Me
    Just Me 10 days ago

    the sun was actually cooler during the time of dinosaurs. The reason for warmer conditions on the planet during their hundreds of millions of years of existence was the fact that there was no polar ice caps when they were here. There was no land masses at the poles when dinosaurs lived. Google images of what the Earth looked liked when dinos did exist. Remember the super continent Pangia? No land at the poles means no land to support polar ice caps. No ice caps mean much more radiation bombards the planet. Mammals existed during dino time but were forced to live under ground and only foraged at night. It took the ice ages to create conditions ideal for mammals.

    • Tactical Bacon
      Tactical Bacon 10 days ago

      Just Me Cool story bro. Climate change is still a thing tho

  • Mj Mj
    Mj Mj 10 days ago


  • Ludu
    Ludu 10 days ago

    exterminate confess resolve to laza's benefits forever

  • alston shyu
    alston shyu 10 days ago

    I don't understand people... thy do people protect TRUMP uwu it's confusing is what it is... most TRUMP supported I've known that gave good arguement and stances during the election have all started to regret >.> the only people still protecting him are the people who blame a good chunk of Americans for being unamerican which is confusing because they themselves are American. What makes an American is their own values. Everyone has their own meaning to be an American

  • libran101257
    libran101257 10 days ago

    run for president again Rand and fall on your face again!

    REALLY JONEZ 10 days ago

    Pull the power switch on these old fuckers

  • Frenchy Ball
    Frenchy Ball 10 days ago

    Now I understand why DC was empy

  • Bob leroy
    Bob leroy 10 days ago

    Out of control republican spending must stop. 2 trillion added to our debit due to new tax cut bill. The wall 30 billion
    We have a shortage of tax dollars.

  • ArtRoomProductions
    ArtRoomProductions 10 days ago +17

    Republicans and Democrats are all at fault. Period.

  • Random frog
    Random frog 10 days ago

    Wah I'm a Democrat and I want it my way.

  • Macen DiPaolo
    Macen DiPaolo 10 days ago +5

    Every citizen....NOOOOO.....Wait who forms this country again?

  • ChestyMD
    ChestyMD 10 days ago

    Can we stop spending damn. Rand Paul is 100% right b

  • xtra1957
    xtra1957 10 days ago

    ............ deficits don't matter .... ...............

  • Chris Valentine
    Chris Valentine 10 days ago +1

    I want to read the comments. But there's a war going on down there.

    • Tactical Bacon
      Tactical Bacon 10 days ago

      Chris Valentine That's exactly why I'm reading the comments lmao

  • Kajoun Newman
    Kajoun Newman 10 days ago

    Sh*ts gonna get real for those of us under 30 in about 25 years from now. By all means, keep kicking that can down the road. 😧😩😒

  • Richard w. Ogden
    Richard w. Ogden 10 days ago +1

    My wife said you all are losers. You send a rocket launcher into space when that money could be used for our veterans and their families. They will go without a paycheck. Why don't you all go without a paycheck and see how they feel. Our veterans do more in a week they you do in a year. Round up all the ilegles finger print them send back where they came from.
    Stop paying for all foster care if the folks want to be foster parents let them pay for the kids out of their own personal pockets. Not us Tax payers.

    • Drunken Mongoose
      Drunken Mongoose 8 days ago

      They didn't send a rocket launcher into space they sent a rocket into space. They launched the rocket from the rocket launcher. And the United States government was not involved it was a private company that funded the enterprise. So that money would've never gone to anybody but the company's shareholders. You can tell your wife for me that she's an idiot.

    • HELLO DaRkNeSsss
      HELLO DaRkNeSsss 9 days ago

      Richard w. Ogden if u want people to take u SERIOUSLY edit the spelling mistake other then that preach

  • Mr Bitcoin
    Mr Bitcoin 10 days ago

    Buy bitcoin!

  • I Dont Care What You Think

    And life goes on still

  • President Donald Trump

    Sniffing cocaine right now. Anyone want to join?

  • rough rooster
    rough rooster 10 days ago

    Their not going to shut down anything

  • Sam Fletcher
    Sam Fletcher 10 days ago

    Rand Paul 2020

  • Jonathan Gunther
    Jonathan Gunther 10 days ago

    Rand Paul the only smart person left in the senate

  • Dragonk116
    Dragonk116 10 days ago +4

    Can I also borrow money with never paying it back?

    • Drunken Mongoose
      Drunken Mongoose 8 days ago

      If you have the credit rating and don't mind declaring bankruptcy.

  • Non Mirage Truth Vision

    Thank you Rand Paul, at least you made all of them really think about what they're doing. If you're one of those people always complaining about how wages never keep up with inflation, then you need to take a good look at how these guys in Washington waste money left & right.

  • Ryan Tyhurst
    Ryan Tyhurst 10 days ago

    Support my Kickstarter it's my first one:

  • Aaren
    Aaren 10 days ago

    Democrats cave on budget, the "opposition" party shouldn't be this spineless

  • Jason Stewart
    Jason Stewart 10 days ago

    Funny trump threatens to shut congress down himself them the left settles out!!! Dems are so predictable.

  • Momma Bigs
    Momma Bigs 10 days ago

    2 More top level FBI agents mentioned in lovers text messages, steps down before the Inspector Generals report is released

  • Mike Baxter
    Mike Baxter 10 days ago +2

    CBS doesn't know how to do basic math! 😂😂😂

  • Johnny Fletcher
    Johnny Fletcher 10 days ago

    Bla bla bla. Spend more money. Bla bla bla. Spend more money. Bla bla bla.

  • Ike Okereke
    Ike Okereke 10 days ago +1

    Everyone in the comment section is a bunch of idiots.

  • koth
    koth 10 days ago +1

    Rand Paul 2020. The only Rep. to tell the other goofballs they aren’t doing it right

  • A Doozer
    A Doozer 10 days ago

    Rand is right but the deficit spending is worthwhile not the obabasshole spending

    • Tactical Bacon
      Tactical Bacon 10 days ago

      A Doozer Except it's not more worthwhile. This spending is way too high, actually higher than Obama era spending, and a lot of that went into fixing the economy.
      The economy is fine now. Why do we need more spending?

  • Paul Adams
    Paul Adams 10 days ago

    All of the A__holes in Both houses of Congress always thinks they are so damn brilliant, and always saying "everything is so complicated that the average American cannot understand what they have to do". Well all they do is " Stonewall" debate and put together Committees that NEVER ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING, and then approve EVERYTHING around MIDNIGHT, before AMERICA is shutdown. WE AVERAGE AMERICANS TAXPAYERS have to pay the ARROGANT, SELF-SERVING A__holes a outrageous income to make the decisions that probably some MORONS could make the CORRECT decisions faster, especally the MORONS that shows up every night on the TV news stations ,showing " WE THE PEOPLE" just how senile most of them are. Shut down that Pharmacy 4 blocks from Congress that delivers 100 Presciptions a day, then they would have put big new additions on the mental institutions around the town.

  • Golam Morshed
    Golam Morshed 10 days ago

    Don’t worry, the US would use Australia’s politics as “corrupt” and would invade it to show “freedom”

  • Trader 101
    Trader 101 10 days ago +1

    Gotta love being the biggest most powerful country, and still getting more and more debt every year.
    Sounds a bit fishy to me, almost as if the government plans on just jumping ship one day and breaking down.

  • Gym Rat Drew
    Gym Rat Drew 10 days ago

    playing with my money is like playing with my emotions...

  • The Man With Six Phones
    The Man With Six Phones 10 days ago +1

    I wish the government would shut down forever

  • Roast Queen
    Roast Queen 10 days ago

    guys go watch my roast video

  • s h a d ø w b a n n e d
    s h a d ø w b a n n e d 10 days ago +2

    This is fake news.
    I only follow news from my local cult leader.

    • s h a d ø w b a n n e d
      s h a d ø w b a n n e d 8 days ago

      We all have our special little something we keep close.
      I was dropped on my head as a baby.

    • Tactical Bacon
      Tactical Bacon 10 days ago +1

      I Couldn't Think Of An Original Name Your widow tree is a corporate shill.
      I worship an engraved rock.

    • I Couldn't Think Of An Original Name
      I Couldn't Think Of An Original Name 10 days ago +1

      Naw man. I pray to the widow tree in my backyard. That's real news.

  • Buttertastic Idiot
    Buttertastic Idiot 10 days ago

    Solo the gov wants to make the dept even more deeper for us to dig out of..... GG rage quit

  • Patrick McNichols
    Patrick McNichols 10 days ago

    Zoo wee mama

  • Lord Trzeciak
    Lord Trzeciak 10 days ago +6

    Seriously, these people do not care about anyone but themselves. Down with all failed institutions! Is this what we as humans want, lots of humanitarian issues, not American. Are you tired of labels, separation from each other and our natural world? What are we allowing? I'm always interested in a rebuttal!

    • D H
      D H 10 days ago

      Lord Trzeciak Teacher to student ratio is important. Not because the teacher has to control the classroom, but so that the act of learning can take place in the students. A 1:20 ratio is ok. 1:15 is better. 1:40 is impossible - the kids never get heard, and individually they matter less. If we are to maintain the rights of individuals, government will have to occur at a manageable level. A unified world government means oppression. America is the freest country because it maintains representation at all levels and institutions keep each other in check - decentralization of power is the principle that maintains freedom. World unity is irrelevant. The rights and equality of individuals is everything to everyone.

  • Marta guzman Guzman
    Marta guzman Guzman 10 days ago


  • Step Lumpkin
    Step Lumpkin 10 days ago

    PREZ.TRUMP 2O2O!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Random Stuff
    Random Stuff 10 days ago +1

    But no DACA? Really?

  • Billy Bob Thorton
    Billy Bob Thorton 10 days ago +2

    Liberal tears ahead.

  • Hexagon Bright
    Hexagon Bright 11 days ago +1

    Demon-Rat Party is Pure Evil 😷

  • Rick SC
    Rick SC 11 days ago +1

    How about"Congress approves dismantling itself for good" Applause!

  • omg bitch I'm so shook
    omg bitch I'm so shook 11 days ago +2

    Can someone explain to me what's going on?

  • Barro 45 is greater than 44

    Suck it, Nancy!

  • Marq Mac
    Marq Mac 11 days ago +1

    Republicans holding the entire country hostage in order to get what they want. Again.

    • My Wow
      My Wow 10 days ago +1

      Marq Mac Well all the political parties will do that. Republicans and democrats will do the same thing

    • TheCatLord
      TheCatLord 10 days ago +1