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Mueller Probe, Wall Funding Could Trip Up Spending Plan

CQ Budget Podcast, Episode 88

A man demonstrates in front of the Capitol in September. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call
A man demonstrates in front of the Capitol in September. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

With just eight legislative days remaining to avoid a partial government shutdown, lawmakers will confront a slew of prickly issues, including Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation, in their government spending talks, says CQ’s senior budget reporter Paul M. Krawzak. He games out what might happen to the seven pending bills that need to pass by Dec. 7.

 

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