Trump signs spending bill, averting government shutdown | Reuters

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $1.2 trillion spending bill approved by Congress, averting a government shutdown that would have begun at midnight.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, speaking to reporters at a regular media briefing, confirmed the president had signed the bill.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Chris Reese)

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Published Date: May 06, 2017 00:00 AM | Updated Date: May 06, 2017 00:00 AM

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