June 17, 2019

House votes to advance $1.3T omnibus.

The House has voted to advance a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending package, overcoming objections from conservative Republicans. The rule governing debate on the measure was approved in a 211-207 vote, setting up a final vote on the bill later on Thursday. The Senate will also have to approve the package to send it to the […]

GOP posts text of $1.3T spending bill with shutdown deadline days away.

Congressional Republican leaders released the final version of a proposed $1.3 trillion spending bill Wednesday evening, approximately 52 hours before the deadline to avoid a partial government shutdown. The 2,232 page “omnibus” bill was made public hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., dashed through a Washington snowstorm to meet with President Trump at the […]

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