Deal Sealed on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown, Default

President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement.

  • Published 22 July 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over the possibility of a government shutdown or first-ever federal default. The deal, announced by Trump on Twitter and in a statement by Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, will restore the government's… Read at AP News