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House passes bill to avoid government shutdown

2 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...
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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

2 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...
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Shutdown Postponed by 2 Weeks Under Measure Passed by House

2 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...
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House passes bill to delay government shutdown and border wall fight for two weeks

2 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.
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