Political and Legislative

White House Threatens to Veto a Pair of GOP Funding Bills

The White House on Friday said President Biden would veto a pair of funding bills presented by House Republicans as the conference looks for a way to fund the government and avert a shutdown amid its own divisions.

The Office of Management and Budget issued two statements on appropriations bills for the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, as well as for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

In both cases, the White House argued the bills are a violation of the spending agreement struck by President Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) in May as part of a deal to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a government default.

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