House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill with Trump Support

Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House easily passed bipartisan debt and budget legislation.

  • Published 25 July 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday easily passed bipartisan debt and budget legislation to permit the Treasury to issue bonds to pay the government's bills and lock in place recent budget gains for both the Pentagon and domestic agencies. The measure, passed by a 284-149 vote, would head off another politically dangerous government shutdown and add a measure of stability to action… Read at AP News