US President Donald Trump says Democrats have surrendered in the fight over the government shutdown, after they joined Republicans in reopening the government that forced hundreds of thousands of workers to stay at home without pay.
Senate Democrats on Monday agreed with Republicans to end the government shutdown, after they received a promise from after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to move on immigration bills including support for undocumented immigrants brought to America as children. The Senate voted 81-18 on a stopgap spending measure to fund the government through February 8.
In tweet early Tuesday, Trump touted a “big win for Republicans,” hours after he signed the short-term funding bill to reopen the government.
“Big win for Republicans as Democrats cave on Shutdown. Now I want a big win for everyone, including Republicans, Democrats and DACA, but especially for our Great Military and Border Security,” Trump…