Schumer calls for Senate to pass stopgap bill by week’s end to avoid ‘even hint of a government shutdown’

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer warned on Tuesday that “before the end of the week, the Senate must come to an agreement to pass a short-term extension of government funding,” ahead of the February 18 deadline. He reiterated that he remains “optimistic” that Democrats and Republicans will keep working together to reach a deal and … Read more