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Trump signs funding bill, ends US govt shutdown

By Chennabasaveshwar
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US President Donald Trump signed the bill funding government through Feb. 8, ending 69-hour shutdown. The bill now funds the government up to February 8, along with the popular Children's Health Insurance Programme (CHIP) for at least six years.

US President Donald Trump

The impasse came to an end as opposition Democrat party reached an agreement with the Republicans to have a debate on immigration so as to end the ongoing federal government shutdown which lasted for three days.

The government is now most likely to reopen latest by tomorrow, Jan 24th. Senate members and the House of Representatives were rushing through procedural legislative motions to fund the spending bill the f federal government by a little over two weeks – 17 days to be precise – till February 8.

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