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The Latest: House OKs Democratic bill to reopen government

 

January 17, 2019



WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):

6:10 p.m.

The House has passed a Democratic measure to reopen the government through Feb. 8 and provide $14 billion in emergency spending for recent hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters.

The bill was approved 237-187 on Wednesday, mostly along party lines, but appears dead on arrival in the Republican-controlled Senate. The White House says President Donald Trump will veto the bill, calling it unacceptable without a broader agreement to address what Trump calls a crisis at the U.S.-Mexico borde...



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