US house approves deal on Budget bill

first_imgThursday 14 April 2011 9:04 pm US house approves deal on Budget bill KCS-content whatsapp Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Tags: NULL AT the eleventh hour, the US House of Representatives yesterday approved a Budget deal cutting $38bn (£23.2bn) in spending for the current fiscal year, enabling the government to keep operating until 30 September.The House passed the bill by a vote of 260 to 167, and sent it to the Senate, which was set to pass the bill late last night before existing funding ran out at midnight.About one-fourth of House Republicans defected because the cuts were not deep enough and more than half of Democrats rebelled against cuts they feared would hurt lower income Americans. The House vote was the first act in a growing political battle over spending and debt, with Obama and Congress gearing up for new fights over an increase in the $14.3 trillion US debt limit. More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgLA news reporter doesn’t seem to recognize actor Mark Currythegrio.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFort Bragg soldier accused of killing another servicewoman over exthegrio.com Sharelast_img

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