WASHINGTON | Trump signs funding stopgap, setting holiday fight on wall

7Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has signed a stopgap spending bill to fund key government departments for two-weeks, setting up a pre-Christmas showdown over border wall funding.

Trump’s signature on the measure keeps the government open through Dec. 21. Both houses of Congress passed the measure by voice vote on Thursday.

Trump says wants the next funding package to include at least $5 billion for his proposed wall, something House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi rejected Thursday.

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