Political and Legislative

House Republicans Prepare Four Spending Bills as Government Shutdown Uncertainty Grows

House Republicans will try to advance four party-line funding bills this week, though they would not avert a looming government shutdown.

On Tuesday, the House will vote on whether to bring four funding bills — for the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, State and Agriculture — up for a debate and eventually a final vote. But even if the House were to advance the four bills, the bills would not be considered in the Senate because they contain dramatic cuts that Democrats will not support.

Congress has until Saturday night to pass a dozen appropriations bills funding the federal government for another year — or a short-term deal to extend funding while negotiations continue.

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