Spending Bill

Trump's 3 Legislative Priorities Before the Midterm Vote
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Trump’s Border Wall Shutdown Threats Continue, But Still Not Convincing Many Hill Republicans
 

President Donald Trump has made multiple threats to shut down the government over border wall funding, but some Republicans in Congress including leaders don’t see that as a likely scenario. 

“We have a very good understanding with the president that we want to get our appropriations done,” Speaker Paul D. Ryan said at a news conference on Thursday when asked about a possible shutdown. 

Odds of a Government Shutdown Tick Up as House Leaves for Recess With Unfinished Business
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McConnell to Discuss Clawing Back Spending With White House
 

Snow Day in Washington: Sledders, Cancelled Events and Waiting for the Omnibus
 

What Policy Measures Could Get Added to the Spending Bill?
 

Fall White House Forecast: Will Trump Tone it Down to Get His Agenda Moving?
 

With several pressing deadlines on the horizon as Congress returns after Labor Day, Roll Call’s White House reporter John T. Bennett looks at how Congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump may proceed with their shared agenda.

Late Night Votes Ahead: House Considering 4-Bill Spending Package Before Recess

Republican House leadership is confident they have the votes to pass a four-bill “minibus” spending package before heading out for the August recess. They’re slated to leave town Friday, July 28. The minibus includes Defense, Energy-Water, Legislative Branch and Military Construction-VA funding (66 percent of discretionary spending for the government), as well as funding for a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, according to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. See the video for more details on the House’s busy week.