Pres. Trump Signs Stop-Gap Spending Bill, Temporarily Funds Gov’t Until December 22

The government will remain open after a short-term spending bill was pushed through Congress. A short-term spending bill was passed through the House with an overwhelming majority on Thursday, and moved on to the Senate where Democrat votes were needed to reach the 60 vote threshold. Meanwhile, President Trump met with congressional leaders from both parties to negotiate a long-term spending deal.