The House and Senate passed legislation Thursday afternoon that will fund the federal government for two weeks in order to avoid a shutdown. This comes…
The House and Senate passed legislation Thursday afternoon that will fund the federal government for two weeks in order to avoid a shutdown.
This comes as the House of Representatives canceled votes for the week after former President George H. W. Bush passed away on Nov. 30, despite the risk of a possible government shutdown. The passing of the legislation will give both sides time to debate funding for a border wall, which has become the main issue for government funding. Republicans have continued to fight for billions of dollars in funding, while Democrats do not want to fund the wall at all.

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