US House passes budget bill to end shutdown

by | February 9, 2018 5:26 pm



The US House of Representatives has passed a two-year budget bill to end a brief government shutdown and boost government spending by hundreds of billions of dollars, following the Senate’s approval of the measure early on Friday. Around 5:30am in Washington, lawmakers voted by 240 to 186 to approve the budget legislation. Sixty-seven Republican representatives voted against the…

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