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Top Congressional Negotiators Announce Tentative Deal on $1.3 Trillion in Federal Spending, Likely Averting Government Shutdown

Published on December 12, 2019 by The Washington Post
Top Congressional Negotiators Announce Tentative Deal on $1.3 Trillion in Federal Spending, Likely Averting Government Shutdown

The deal came after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin visited Capitol Hill on Thursday to review a final list of sticking points. The agreement in principle sets up votes next week.
Congress and the Trump administration had faced a Dec. 20 deadline.

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