Keyword: Government shutdown

  • House passes short-term spending bill to avoid govt shutdown
    House passes short-term spending bill to avoid govt shutdown
    12/6

    United States House of Representatives approved on Thursday a two-week stopgap budget measure that will fund the government through December 21. The spending bill was approved in order to avoid a government shutdown scheduled for this Sa...

  • US House presents bill to delay govt. shutdown
    US House presents bill to delay govt. shutdown
    12/4

    Lawmakers from the United States House of Representatives unveiled a bill aimed at delaying a new government shutdown. The current government funding is set to expire on December 7, with Congress hoping to extend it until December 21 in ...

  • Trump to terminate NAFTA 'shortly'
    Trump to terminate NAFTA 'shortly'
    12/2

    United States President Donald Trump stated he will formally terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) "within a relatively short period of time." On board the Air Force One, Trump told reporters that the US wil...

  • Trump to talk to Pelosi, Schumer next week
    Trump to talk to Pelosi, Schumer next week
    12/1

    United States President Donald Trump will meet Congress Democrats next Tuesday, the Hill reported on Saturday. Top Democrat in the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are believed to be meeting ...

  • US lawmakers reach deal to avoid government shutdown
    US lawmakers reach deal to avoid government shutdown
    9/10

    United States Senate and House announced that they managed to reach a deal on three financial packages in order to avoid a government shutdown in October, the Hill reported. The lawmakers drafted three spending packages, collectively cal...

  • Trump not planning shutdown before midterms
    Trump not planning shutdown before midterms
    9/5

    United States President Donald Trump said in an interview with the Daily Caller published on Wednesday that he does not want to shut down the government before the midterms in November, despite earlier threatening...

  • Trump: Govt shutdown if Dems don't vote for border security
    Trump: Govt shutdown if Dems don't vote for border security
    7/29

    United States President Donald Trump stated on Sunday he is willing to shut down the government if the Democrats do not vote for border security, including an immigration system based on merit.

    "I would be willing to “...

  • Trump signs spending bill to end govt shutdown
    Trump signs spending bill to end govt shutdown
    2/9

    United States President Donald Trump signed a bipartisan spending bill on Friday to end the government shutdown which had lasted for several hours. The legislation was approved by...

  • Trump to sign spending bill, end shutdown shortly - WH
    Trump to sign spending bill, end shutdown shortly - WH
    2/9

    A White House spokesperson said on Friday that United States President Donald Trump will shortly sign the spending bill into law, and thus end the government shutdown.

    According to a spokesperson for House Speaker Paul Ryan, the ...

  • House passes spending bill to end govt shutdown
    House passes spending bill to end govt shutdown
    2/9

    The United States House of Representatives approved a bipartisan spending bill on Friday to end the government shutdown which had lasted for several hours. The bill was passed by a 240 to 186 vote.

    The legislation ensures governm...

  • Senate passes stopgap bill to end second govt shutdown
    Senate passes stopgap bill to end second govt shutdown
    2/9

    United States Senate passed a stopgap bill early on Friday, to end the government shutdown which began at midnight (local time). This will allow for temporary funding until March 23. The House is expected to vote on the bill in a few hou...

  • Second US government shutdown this year starts
    Second US government shutdown this year starts
    2/9

    The United States government shut down for the second time this year as the Senate vote on a spending deal was delayed by Republican Senator Rand Paul. He obstructed the vote for ...

  • WH tells federal agencies to prepare for shutdown
    WH tells federal agencies to prepare for shutdown
    2/9

    The White House urged federal agencies to prepare for another government shutdown, media outlets reported citing administration officials. The short-term spending bill approved on...

  • Rand Paul obstructs budget vote in Senate
    Rand Paul obstructs budget vote in Senate
    2/9

    Republican Senator from Kentucky Rand Paul delayed the budget deal vote in the Senate, pushing for his amendment to cut down government spending. All 100 Senators need to agree to hold a vote on the budget package, agreed upon on Wednesd...

  • Senate votes against House short-term funding bill
    Senate votes against House short-term funding bill
    2/8

    The United States Senate voted on Thursday against short-term spending bill adopted earlier by the House, which was intended to match the short-term fix with full year of defense ...

  • Trump commends bipartisan budget deal
    Trump commends bipartisan budget deal
    2/8

    United States President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to stress the importance of the bipartisan budget deal reached earlier in the day. He emphasized how critical continuous funding is for the military and called on both Rep...

  • Mattis: N. Korea situation firmly in diplomatic lane
    Mattis: N. Korea situation firmly in diplomatic lane
    2/7

    United States Defense Secretary James Mattis said during a press conference on Wednesday that the situation regarding North Korea is "firmly in the diplomatic lane" and there is no imminent danger of war.

    Mattis noted t...

  • Senate leaders reach two-year budget deal to avoid shutdown
    Senate leaders reach two-year budget deal to avoid shutdown
    2/7

    Senate Majority and Minority leaders Mitch McConnell (pictured) and Chuck Schumer announced on Wednesday that a bipartisan two-year budget deal has been reached, proposing an increase to the debt limit on defense and domestic spending, w...

  • Pelosi opposes Senate budget deal without DACA fix
    Pelosi opposes Senate budget deal without DACA fix
    2/7

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (pictured) stated on Wednesday that she is against a potential longer-term Senate budget deal that would not include a commitment to consider a bill to protect young undocumented immigrants, the so-call...

  • Stopgap bill passes House, goes to Senate
    Stopgap bill passes House, goes to Senate
    2/7

    A temporary spending bill to avert the government shutdown after February 8 passed the United States House of Representatives in a vote on Tuesday. The stopgap bill is now heading to the Senate for approval before it gets sent to the Pre...