Trump Signs Stopgap Funding Bill as Virus Relief Talks Continue

Trump Signs Stopgap Funding Bill as Virus Relief Talks Continue

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Friday, 18 December 2020 10:28 PM

President Donald Trump has signed a stopgap spending measure to keep the U.S. government operating while congressional leaders attempt to complete an agreement on a roughly $900 billion pandemic relief package.

The White House made the announcement late Friday night.

The legislation, which provides funding until midnight Sunday, was approved by the House and Senate earlier to avert a shutdown of the government, which had been operating on temporary funding that expires at the end of the day on Friday.

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