Displaying all articles tagged:

Stopgap Spending Bill

  1. covid-19 stimulus
    Congress Finalizes Stimulus Deal: UpdatesCongress will vote on the new COVID-19 relief package and omnibus on Monday.
  2. congress
    Congress and Trump Will Keep Bickering Through the HolidaysEndless wrangling over spending and stimulus and a likely Trump veto of a defense-policy bill are casting a pall over a holiday-decorated Capitol.
  3. covid-19 stimulus
    Hawley to Trump: Veto Any Stimulus Bill With No Second CheckCongress is considering a stimulus deal along with a stopgap spending bill, but negotiators remain stuck. Maybe Hawley and Trump can produce movement.
  4. lame-duck session
    Lame-Duck Session Begins With Low ExpectationsLeadership elections should confirm the status quo, and there will likely be another stopgap spending bill with limited COVID-19 stimulus.
  5. congress
    Stopgap Spending Deal Ends Government Shutdown ThreatPelosi gave in on farm aid Trump is distributing in exchange for some concessions, relegating spending disputes to a lame-duck session.
  6. coronavirus stimulus
    Will Distractions Kill COVID-19 Stimulus Talks Until After the Election?Now there’s a bitter Supreme Court confirmation fight and a possible government shutdown dividing the parties and distracting their leaders.
  7. coronavirus stimulus
    Trump Nibbles at Stimulus Compromise As Pressure for Deal IncreasesThe stalemated talks may unfreeze as Trump calls for compromise and restive Democrats press Pelosi to cut a deal.
  8. coronavirus stimulus
    Republicans Abandon Stimulus Checks As Talks Slip to End of Fiscal YearThe effort to provide badly needed COVID-19 relief and stimulus just got delayed and complicated once again as Republicans refuse to budge.
  9. impeachment
    Washington’s Jam-packed December Will Cast a Long Shadow on 2020With impeachment proceedings, a big DoJ report on the Russia investigation, and a possible government shutdown in play, it could get crazy.
  10. government shutdown
    Why Congress May Give Us a Government Shutdown for ChristmasOnce again, spending runs out just before Christmas. Once again, Trump’s border-wall demands are the main sticking point.
  11. government shutdown
    Congress Quietly Avoids Government ShutdownUnless Trump changes his mind and decides to veto it, the stopgap spending bill defers fights over items like the border wall until November.
  12. politics
    Congress On Track to Put Off Spending Fight Until FebruaryThere’s a chance a spending deal can still be reached, but more likely, talks will drag on into 2019 — but with no government shutdown.