Federal Relations

September 6, 2017

Deal Reached on Short-Term Debt, Spending, and Hurricane Package?

It appears that President Trump has sided with the Democrats on a legislative package that would deal with the quickly approaching deadlines to pass annual spending bills and increase the debt ceiling.  The Democratic leadership in Congress had proposed to the White House a short-term spending bill and a short-term debt limit increase, both until December 15, which would be packaged together with an initial relief bill to address the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  President Trump has agreed to the proposal.

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