BREAKING: House Passes Budget Measure Ending Gov't Shutdown
The Senate passed a $400 billion budget deal early Friday morning, hours after missing a deadline to avoid a shutdown—the second in three weeks.
Sen. Rand Paul held up the deal Thursday over the increased debt the deal would lead to.
"I can't in all good honesty, in all good faith, just look the other way because my party is now complicit in the deficits," Paul said. “I didn’t come up here to be part of somebody’s club. I didn’t come up here to be liked.”
After Paul’s delay the measure was easily passed, 71-28. It was then sent to the House to be taken up immediately, although passage there is not a guarantee.
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