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Congress Agrees on $1 Trillion Spending Bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund most government operations through September, but denies President Donald Trump money for a southern border wall and rejects his proposed cuts to popular domestic programs.

Aides to lawmakers involved in the talks disclosed the agreement Sunday night after weeks of negotiations. The measure, which is expected to be made public early Monday, would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September.

The catchall spending bill would be the first major piece of bipartisan legislation to advance during Trump’s short tenure in the White House. While losing on the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, Trump won a $15 billion down payment on his request to strengthen the military.

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  1. james Jarrett

    May 1, 2017 at 11:34 am

    CVery disturbing. Sounds like another 8 years of Obama. The Republicans that are joining ranks with Democrats need to be exposed, names listed in the news and delivered personally to each state and congressional district to alert voters that their representatives have lied to them.

  2. Marian Fortune

    May 2, 2017 at 3:15 am

    Don’t let Paul Ryan do this to Trump, we need the wall< and Paul Ryan has ruined all of Trumps hard work to make America Great Again, that wall needs to be Built! or else the illegals will take over and the Muslims also!~~Paul Ryan is putting our Country back to a dangerous state, we will be in more DANGER! ALSO Paul Ryan is for Plan Parent Hood, which Baby's can be murdered before OR after they are Born, all of the things that HE WANT'S IS A BAD THING1 Paul Ryan wants to DESTROY OUR COUNTRY! I think some one is FUNDING HIM TO DO THIS, THE DEMOCRATS, SOROS, OBAMA!! THEY ARE EVIL!~~PLEASE DO NOT LET PAUL RYAN DESTROY US BEING A GREAT AMERICA!HE IS ALLOWING US TO BECOME INTO MORE DANGER! WE VOTED FOR TRUMP! AND HE WANTS TO PROTECT US, HE DOES NOT WANT US TO BE IN ANY MORE DANGER! PLEASE HELP STOP PAUL RYANS DOINGS!

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