Top Lawmakers to Meet With White House Officials to Tackle Spending Talks - News Summed Up

Top Lawmakers to Meet With White House Officials to Tackle Spending Talks


WASHINGTON—Congressional leaders and White House officials will restart negotiations Wednesday to iron out differences over spending on the Pentagon and other government agencies, with lawmakers hoping to avoid more short-term patches. Congress ran out of time last year to tackle the spending fight, instead opting to keep the government open with a stop-gap spending bill and pushing the debate into the new year. Lawmakers returning to Washington have just three weeks before that current spending measure expires on Jan. 19.


Source: Wall Street Journal January 03, 2018 10:30 UTC


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