US braces for government shutdown as funding deadline looms

The Senate has recessed until noon Saturday, which pushes their next procedural vote on their short-term spending bill to the afternoon.

More on the talks : Earlier, Senate Appropriations chairwoman Patty Murray objected to GOP Sen. Ron Johnson’s attempt to pass a two-week stopgap spending bill in the Senate by unanimous consent.

Johnson’s version of the spending bill did not include additional funding for Ukraine, national disasters, or the border. It was an extension of current funding levels until October 14, 2023.“Let’s try and pass something people agree with, which is a bill that will prevent a government shutdown,” he […]

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