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Trump agrees to 3-month debt-limit rise

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Staff Writer | September 6, 2017
President Donald Trump, siding with Democrats over his fellow Republicans, said he agreed on Wednesday with lawmakers to pass an extension of the U.S. debt limit until December 15.
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After meeting with congressional leaders from both parties at the White House, Trump said he also agreed on a funding bill until mid-December that would avert a government shutdown, and disaster aid for Hurricane Harvey victims.

"We have an extension, which will go out to December 15th. That will include debt ceiling, that will include (short-term spending for the coming fiscal year) and it will include Harvey, the amount of money to be determined," Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One.


 

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