Republican legislation would prevent another shutdown

Bolton, Alexander
September 2007
Hill;9/19/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 107, p1
The article reports on the legislation introduced by the Republicans which aims to prevent government shutdown in the U.S. It notes that President George W. Bush has strongly backed the legislation to anticipate a showdown with Democrats that could force government offices to close. Moreover, the Democrats are forcing a government shutdown to coerce President Bush to accept additional $23 billion in spending.


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