Congress has barely a month to pass a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, even as President Trump pushes for border wall funding and pressure builds to approve an aid package for Hurricane Harvey. But as CQ’s Ryan McCrimmon explains, a shutdown is probably still unlikely.
House Rules hearing on FY18 spending package - including DHS approps - is underway. Lots of DACA debate likely.— Ryan McCrimmon (@RyanMcCrimmon) September 5, 2017
Amendments to Agriculture, Homeland, State-Foreign Ops and Transportation-HUD approps will be taken up today. Four other bills tomorrow.— Ryan McCrimmon (@RyanMcCrimmon) September 5, 2017