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US House unveils new stop-gap funding bill to avert shutdown

House Republican leaders unveiled a new version of a bill they hope to pass before Friday's midnight deadline

Reuters  |  Washington 

Republicans in the US Congress on Thursday advanced legislation to keep the federal government operating past Friday when funding expires, adding some "emergency" money for the military in a bid to gain the support of conservatives in the House of Representatives. House Republican leaders unveiled a new version of a bill they hope to pass before Friday's midnight deadline and keep federal agencies humming along at current funding levels through Jan. 19, averting a shutdown that would create political havoc in Washington. But as of early on Thursday, it was unclear ...

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First Published: Thu, December 21 2017. 23:32 IST
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