Congress Passes Short Term Bill to Avoid Shutdown

“The House passed a two-week stopgap spending bill one day before a deadline to avoid a government shutdown,” The Hill reports.

“House Republicans managed to pass the legislation on their own in the 235-193 vote, despite often coming short of securing a majority of the majority on measures to keep the government open in recent years.”

The Senate also approved the bill which heads to President Trump for his signature.

For members: Why a Shutdown Still Seems Very Likely

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