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US House passes short-term spending bill before Friday deadline; bill moves to Senate
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term spending bill on Thursday night that, if approved by the Senate and signed into law, would fund the government until Feb. 16. If the bill is not signed by the president before midnight on Friday, a government shutdown is scheduled to go into effect.
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“GOP lawmakers had spent the morning trying to make sense of several early-morning tweets by Trump that seemed to contradict Republicans’ legislative strategy.”
Trump posted several tweets about CHIP and the potential government shutdown on Thursday morning. Some Republicans commented on them.
“Republicans and Democrats scrambled Thursday to avoid a government shutdown with a short-term spending bill to keep the government open heading to the House and Senate — but possibly lacking vital support in both chambers.”
Lawmakers worked Thursday on a government spending bill. Without a bill in place, the government is scheduled to shut down at midnight on Friday.
“Another conservative lawmaker vented his frustration with Mr Trump.”
Senator Lindsey Graham, of South Carolina said, “we don’t have a reliable partner at the White House to negotiate with.”
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