House positioned to send defense spending bill to Trump this week

By Tony Bertuca / September 24, 2018 at 5:15 AM
The House returns to session this week eyeing a vote on a $675 billion defense appropriations bill that has already cleared the Senate and must be signed into law by Oct. 1 to prevent a partial government shutdown. The House Rules Committee on Tuesday is slated to consider an $857 billion "minibus" spending package that, along with funding defense, would also appropriate money for the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, Education and other related agencies...

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