U.S. Congress Passes FY18 Omnibus Spending Bill, Rejecting Deep Cuts To U.S. Foreign Assistance
Devex: Congress again rejects steep cuts to U.S. foreign assistance in new budget
“Congress released a budget on Wednesday night that largely maintained U.S. foreign aid funding at fiscal year 2017 levels, and once again rejected the steep cuts proposed by the Trump administration…” (Saldinger, 3/22).
Washington Post: In late-night drama, Senate passes $1.3 trillion spending bill, averting government shutdown
“Congress cleared a sweeping $1.3 trillion spending bill early Friday and sent it to President Trump for his signature, staving off a government shutdown with less than 24 hours to spare. … The Senate passed the 2,232-page spending bill 65-32, about 12 hours after the House had also approved the legislation on a similarly wide bipartisan vote of 256-to-167…” (Werner et al., 3/23).
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