Protecting DACA Recipients Could Hold Up The Government Funding Deal
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The bill would push the shutdown deadline back to Dec. 22.
The U.S. House and the Senate passed a short-term spending bill Thursday, hoping to head off a possible government shutdown.
Now, it's up to President Trump to sign the bill — which he's expected to do. The shutdown would have triggered at midnight on Friday.
The temporary spending bill passed the House largely along party lines. But the Senate needed — and got — a more bipartisan effort to beat the Friday deadline.
The bill would keep the government open through Dec. 22. But Republicans and Democrats still need to hammer out a larger budget deal before this short-term compromise expires.
More than 20 Republicans joined Democrats to sink Speaker Kevin McCarthy's bill, which would have cut funding to most federal agencies by about 30%.
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California died at the age of 90 at her home in Washington, D.C., on Friday.
Republicans are trying to make the case that President Joe Biden abused his public office for his family's financial gain.
The lawsuit said the assistant manager’s "conduct was egregious, humiliating, and intimidating" in addition to violating federal civil rights law.
The long-serving senator and political trailblazer died Thursday at her home in Washington, D.C., after a series of illnesses.
Hundreds of people in Atlanta enjoyed video tributes to Carter by celebrities, doll-making, trivia rounds and cake!