Sweeping budget deal would add more than $500 billion in federal spending, end months of partisan wrangling

Sweeping budget deal would add more than $500 billion in federal spending, end months of partisan wrangling

Congres is set to vote today on increases in military and domestic spending. The funding would allocate money to disaster victims and provide the defense funding promised by President Trump and Republican lawmakers. Republicans who oppose cite federal debt and desire to  limiting government spending. The proposed budget would exceed existing budget caps by 21 percent. Democrats who are planning to oppose, Nancy Pelosi says she is holding out for protection for DACA recipients. Paul Ryan stated the domestic spending increases would have bipartisan support. Voting is set to take place tonight.

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