Senate Approves Spending Stopgap, Hours Ahead of Shutdown Deadline

Posted by on September 30, 2020 6:12 pm
Categories: US National Stories

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., called Democrats latest COVID bill a political stunt as negotiators attempt to reach a relief agreement before the election.

The legislation passed hours before current funding levels are set to expire. With government funding resolved it’s unclear whether both chambers can come together on a coronavirus relief package.

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