McConnell, Schumer Agree: They’re Eager to Avoid a Government Shutdown

By Juliette Rocheleau
Posted July 31, 2018 at 9:46pm
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday in remarks to the media he’s committed to advancing the appropriations process in a way that avoids a bundle of spending bills like the president has warned he may veto. (Editor’s Note: all 12 appropriations bills haven’t been passed separately before the end of the fiscal year in decades). Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer described his daily conversations with McConnell on the matter of funding the government.