UPDATE 8:24 p.m. EST:
After approved by Congress, President Trump signed a stopgap spending bill Friday night intended to avert a government shutdown, the Hill reported. The bill buys lawmakers more time to reach bipartisan agreement on a more resolute spending bill that would carry through the end of the fiscal year ending Sept. 30.
BREAKING: No government shutdown for at least one week. The Senate has backed a short-term spending bill, sending the measure to Trump.— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) April 28, 2017
UPDATE April 28th, 12:12 p.m.: The Senate voted for a short-term spending bill.
The House of Representatives voted early Friday to avert a government shutdown with a one-week spending bill.
It will fund the government through May 5th.
The Senate is expected to vote Friday afternoon on the same measure.
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