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Lawmakers discuss deal to push back shutdown deadline while mourning Bush


December 3, 2018

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers were discussing Sunday a short-term spending bill that would avert the possibility of a partial government shutdown as Washington mourns former President George H.W. Bush, according to people familiar with the talks.

Staring down a Friday deadline with major conflicts left to resolve, lawmakers had expected to be engaged in fierce bargaining this week over a longer-term spending package that President Donald Trump has said must include funding for a border wall.


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