Biden thinks there won't be a government shutdown on Friday

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday was set to vote on a bill to fund federal agencies through mid-February and avert a government shutdown after Democratic and Republican leaders reached an agreement on timing. When asked after a speech if there will be a government shutdown on Friday, Biden said "no".


Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 03-12-2021 00:45 IST | Created: 03-12-2021 00:42 IST
Biden thinks there won't be a government shutdown on Friday
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U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday that he thinks there will not be a government shutdown on Friday. The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday was set to vote on a bill to fund federal agencies through mid-February and avert a government shutdown after Democratic and Republican leaders reached an agreement on timing.

When asked after a speech if there will be a government shutdown on Friday, Biden said "no". He added he spoke to Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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