Obama Would Sign Short-Term CR to Avoid Shutdown

By Thomas McKinless
Posted November 30, 2015 at 8:59pm
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The White House is signaling it would not block a short-term spending bill to avert a government shutdown should lawmakers need to keep working on a massive spending measure after the Dec. 11 deadline. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, briefing reporters in Paris Monday, put the onus on Republican leaders to avoid a shutdown. Read more