Trump Signs Short-Term Spending Bill to Avert Shutdown

The Hill, Nov. 21, 2019–Niv Elis
The measure, which passed in the Senate earlier Thursday and in the House on Tuesday, bought Congressional negotiators an additional four weeks to hammer out a deal on how to spend the agreed $1.37 trillion for the 2020 fiscal year, which began Oct. 1, and tackle thorny issues including Trump’s request to fund a border wall.