WASHINGTON -- The bitter partisan feud over the proper size of government came to a temporary truce Wednesday as the House easily approved a $1-trillion spending bill to avert another
The measure, approved 359 to 67, will fund almost every aspect of federal operations for the remainder of the fiscal year, through Sept. 30. The legislation gives military troops a 1% pay raise and reverses steep reductions to some military and domestic programs.
As the debate was underway, Rep.
“Providing funding for our federal government is one of our chief duties as members of
Passage in the House was not without opposition. More Democrats than