News > Running

House passes bill to avoid government shutdown

5 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

The House on Thursday passed a two-week spending bill to keep the government operating and avoid a partial shutdown - putting the debate over funding for President Trump's border wall on hold for the next two weeks. The Senate was expected to pass the measure later in the day, just ahead of Friday's deadline, The...
Read more ...

 

Congress boots shutdown showdown to end of month amid fight over Trump wall funding

Congress boots shutdown showdown to end of month amid fight over Trump wall funding

5 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

Congress approved a two-week government spending bill Thursday, delaying a possible government shutdown amid a simmering fight over President Trump's demand for funds for a border wall. The legislation keeps the government running until Dec. 21, four days before Christmas, and averts the current...
Read more ...

 

Shutdown Postponed by 2 Weeks Under Measure Passed by House

5 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

The House passed a two-week stopgap spending bill that would delay the potential for a partial government shutdown until Dec. 22 as lawmakers and President Donald Trump negotiate over his demands to pay for a wall on the southern border.
After the chamber gave unanimous consent on Thursday, the measure goes to the Senate where it is likely to pass. Trump has indicated he will sign the bill ahead of a midnight Dec. 7 shutdown deadline because of negotiating delays caused by memorial services this week for former president George H.W. Bush.
The temporary measure gives Democrats and...
Read more ...

 

House passes bill to delay government shutdown and border wall fight for two weeks

5 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

The legislation would fund parts of the government at current levels through Dec. 21 and avert Friday's government shutdown deadline.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Running      Congress      U.S.      Republicans      Donald Trump      Democrats      Briefing      Politics  


Former college football standout reportedly tackles gunman at Oregon high school

Former college football standout reportedly tackles gunman at Oregon high school

Keanon Lowe, head football and track coach at Parkrose High School in northeast Portland, is being hailed as a hero after tackling a gunman in a classroom Friday. Read more ...

Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

Robert F. Smith, a billionaire technology investor and philanthropist, says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class. Read more ...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share behind-the-scenes pictures of royal wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share behind-the-scenes pictures of royal wedding

Happy anniversary, Harry and Meghan! Read more ...

Trump vows to ‘end' Iran if it threatens US again

Trump vows to ‘end' Iran if it threatens US again

President Trump threatened to destroy Iran in a tweet sent in the wake of reports that a rocket was fired into Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone less than a mile away from... Read more ...

Rafael Nadal dominates Novak Djokovic for Italian Open title

Rafael Nadal dominates Novak Djokovic for Italian Open title

ROME - Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be. After losing in the semifinals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Nadal dominated for stretches against his... Read more ...

Emilia Clarke says goodbye to ‘Game of Thrones' ahead of series finale

Emilia Clarke says goodbye to ‘Game of Thrones' ahead of series finale

The actress, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, said the fantasy series played a huge role in making her the person she is today. Read more ...

Brooks Koepka shuts down Jena Sims' kiss at PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka shuts down Jena Sims' kiss at PGA Championship

For Brooks Koepka, there's a time and a place, and it's not before the final round of the PGA Championship. On Sunday, cameras caught Koepka shutting down two kiss attempts... Read more ...

4 Americans Killed In Small Plane Crash Off The Coast Of Honduras

4 Americans Killed In Small Plane Crash Off The Coast Of Honduras

Four Americans were among those killed when a small plane they were traveling in crashed shortly after take off from an island off the coast of Honduras on Saturday, according... Read more ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger won't press charges following attack

Arnold Schwarzenegger won't press charges following attack

The former California governor was blindsided Saturday at a kids' sporting event in South Africa. Read more ...

War of Will wins Preakness, Bodexpress ousts jockey at starting gate

War of Will wins Preakness, Bodexpress ousts jockey at starting gate

After finishing well out of the money in the Kentucky Derby from the No. 1 post, War of Will charged to victory after again starting from the rail Saturday. Read more ...