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Biden backs funding bill to avoid shutdown: ‘I will sign it immediately’

Posted on AllSides March 19th, 2024
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President Joe Biden has pledged to back a funding deal to avoid a government shutdown.

Congressional negotiators hammered out a deal to complete their final spending bill on Monday night, and aides are now writing the text of a bill to keep the government open.

“We have come to an agreement with congressional leaders on a path forward for the remaining full-year funding bills,” Biden said. “The House and Senate are now working to finalize a package that can quickly be brought to the floor, and I will sign it immediately.”

After days of lengthy negotiations and...

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