budget deal stalled

Congress stumbles into gov’t shutdown, budget deal stalled

WASHINGTON  /February 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The U.S. government stumbled into a shutdown at midnight as a rogue Senate Republican blocked a speedy vote on a massive, bipartisan, budget-busting spending deal, protesting the return of trillion-dollar deficits on the watch of Republicans controlling Washington. The shutdown — technically a lapse in agency appropriations — was … Continue reading Congress stumbles into gov’t shutdown, budget deal stalled