(Worthy News) - Congressional leaders have reached a deal to fund the government through the rest of the government's fiscal year, a congressional aide has confirmed to the Washington Examiner.
Republican and Democratic lawmakers agreed to a $1.070 trillion package to fund the government through September 30.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., praised the budget deal as a "good agreement for the American people" that "takes the threat of a government shutdown off the table." [ Source ]
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