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House Passes Short-Term Government Funding Bill Seeking To Avoid Shutdown

Posted on AllSides September 30th, 2023
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The House of Representatives voted to pass a 45-day short-term spending bill Saturday, potentially staving off a government shutdown. The “Continuing Appropriations Act, 2024 and Other Extensions Act” was passed by a 335-91 vote. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced Saturday morning the resolution would be voted on suspension, which requires a two-thirds vote to pass, according to CNN. The bill includes disaster relief requested by the White House, McCarthy said Saturday, but not aid for Ukraine. Democrats expressed skepticism ahead of the vote and called a motion to adjourn, which...

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