The 285-144 vote in the House followed an overwhelming vote in the
The deal makes no significant changes in President
“I’m genuinely pleased that cooler heads have finally prevailed,” Rep.
"It's not a win for anyone, particularly the institution of Congress or the presidency for that matter. The bill represents the conclusion of a difficult period from which I hope that many can draw important lessons."
The bill provides funding to keep the government running through Jan. 15, and allows borrowing to continue through Feb. 7. It also provides that furloughed federal workers would receive back pay.
In brief remarks at the