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AP: The Latest—House Passes $788B Bill for Military, Wall


The Associated Press reports that the House of Representatives has passed a $788 billion spending bill that combines a $1.6 billion down payment for President Trump’s controversial border wall with a huge budget increase for the Pentagon. Significant hurdles remain in front of the measure, which will encounter more powerful Democratic opposition in the Senate. In addition, a potential government shutdown battle over the border wall looms this fall, and the increase in defense spending runs afoul of strict spending limits set by an earlier budget law.

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