Spending Bill

Grassley prays on Senate floor that Trump will sign bill to keep government open
 

Sen. Charles E. Grassley gave an addendum to the Senate opening prayer Thursday morning, calling for President Donald Trump to keep the government open.

“Let’s all pray that the president will have wisdom to sign the bill so the government doesn’t shut down,” Grassley said, following the Senate prayer given by guest chaplain Rev. Eddie Edmonds.

GOP Puts Border Security First in Lame Duck Agenda
 

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.