WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has signed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and keep the federal government running through Dec. 22.
The president signed the two-week spending bill at the White House after the House and Senate acted to prevent a government shutdown this weekend.
The White House and congressional leaders are negotiating a longer-term agreement.
The measure funds government agencies from the
The White House and lawmakers say the bill will give them more time to negotiate several end-of-year agenda items, including the budget, a children's health program and hurricane aid.
Ken Thomas, The Associated Press