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Pres. Trump Signs Funding Bill Avoiding Government Shutdown

President Trump signed legislation on Thursday avoiding a partial government shutdown, while funding various federal agencies through December 20.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump signed legislation on Thursday that will extend funding for a wide range of federal agencies through Dec. 20 and avoid partial government shutdowns that otherwise would have begun on Friday.

An administration official said Trump signed the bill that was approved by the Republican-led Senate earlier on Thursday by a vote of 74-20. The Democratic-led House of Representatives passed the measure on Tuesday by a vote of 231-192, with all but a dozen Republicans voting against the funding.

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