Senator Roy Blunt

Audio: Blunt says Trump does not need national emergency to fund extra federal money

President Trump is reportedly signing a deal to keep the federal government open, but he will declare a national emergency to get more border wall funding. The compromise includes 1.3 billion dollars, instead of 5.7 billion Trump wanted. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt tells Missourinet previous presidents have taken extra money from the federal budget to […]

Audio: Missouri U.S. Senators race to avoid sending federal workers home from looming shutdown

Congress has until Friday night to pass a budget to fund the government or risk putting some federal employees, in Missouri and elsewhere, out of work until the issue is resolved. On the Senate floor, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says Congress has a lot of priorities to fund, including for education and health.     […]