White House open to short-term funding bill to prevent shutdown

White House open to short-term funding bill to prevent shutdown

By Jordan Fabian – 09/15/15 03:01 PM EDT

The White House on Wednesday indicated it is open to accepting a short-term funding bill that keeps in place spending caps in order to avert a government shutdown.

Press secretary Josh Earnest said a stopgap measure would not conflict with President Obama’s pledge to veto any budget resolution that locks in limits on defense and domestic spending, known as sequestration. Continue reading “White House open to short-term funding bill to prevent shutdown”

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