Washington Post

House passes two-year budget deal to lift spending, suspend debt ceiling

A large majority of Democrats voted for the legislation, while a majority of Republicans opposed it despite appeals from President Donald Trump to support the bill. Foto: Stefani Reynolds/AP Images

WASHINGTON - The House passed a sweeping two-year budget deal Thursday that would increase spending for military and domestic programs and suspend the debt ceiling through mid-2021, sending the White House-backed legislation to the Senate.

A large majority of Democrats voted for the legislation, while a majority of Republicans opposed it despite appeals from President Donald Trump to support the bill...

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