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Congress achieves ‘framework’ for omnibus spending bill to avert government shutdown

December 14, 2022

Via: Fox News

Under pressure to fund the government before Friday’s deadline, Congressional lawmakers have made a deal on a framework to avert a partial government shutdown.

House and Senate negotiators said they reached a deal on Tuesday evening for what’s expected to be a $1.65 trillion spending bill. Congress is expected to pass a short-term continuing resolution to fund the government at current levels through Dec. 23, giving lawmakers time to iron out the details on a longer-term government funding bill.

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