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Omnibus Policy Riders Draw White House’s Ire

By John Bennett and Thomas McKinless

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The White House hit congressional Republican on Wednesday for unveiling a year-end spending bill that includes policy provisions that Democrats vehemently oppose. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said congressional Republicans are “whistling past the graveyard of a government shutdown,” and accused them of trying to load up an omnibus spending bill with poison pill riders.

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