Sunday, July 14, 2024, 4:18 PM
BREAKING NEWS
**Donald Trump guilty on all counts in historic criminal trial. **Former President has been found guilty on all 34 counts in his New York criminal hush money trial. **The Republican candidate has denied wrongdoing and an attorney representing him said they would file appeal. **The first-ever criminal trial of an American president. **Case centered on allegations about falsifying business records. **Trial lasted for over six weeks presumptive presidential nominee. **Trump first former president to be convicted in US history. **The trial lasted for over six weeks against the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
Home International US govt shutdown: Last-minute House vote approves 45-day funding extension

US govt shutdown: Last-minute House vote approves 45-day funding extension

Fate of the bill now hangs in the balance as it heads to the Senate

by NWMNewsDesk
0 comment

In a dramatic eleventh-hour twist, the United States House of Representatives has voted overwhelmingly, 335 to 91, in favor of a 45-day extension of federal funding.

The fate of the bill now hangs in the balance as it heads to the Senate, casting a shadow of uncertainty over the nation’s finances.

However, the broad bipartisan support in the House has increased pressure on senators to accept the stopgap measure and avert a potentially disastrous government shutdown.

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., who had steadfastly refused to consider any spending bill requiring Democratic support for weeks, performed a political about-face.

banner

The bill not only extends federal funding but also grants an extension of authorization for the Federal Aviation Administration until the end of the year and allocates $16 billion for emergency disaster assistance as requested by the White House.

Notably, it does not include any funding for Ukraine, a contentious issue that has polarized lawmakers.

The Senate’s stance on the bill remains uncertain, as the Senate was poised to vote on its bipartisan funding proposal at the same time as the House.

You may also like

In a recent breakthrough, researchers have found that the updated COVID-19 vaccine has demonstrated an impressive 95% efficacy rate against the emerging Delta variant, which has been causing widespread concern globally.

Blogs

Latest Articles

© 2023 News World Media. All Rights Reserved.