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: Pelosi says she hopes House can pass $1.7 trillion spending bill tonight

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said it’s her “hope” that the House of Representatives will pass Congress’ year-end, $1.7 trillion spending package this evening. The Senate earlier Thursday broke a logjam over immigration, clearing the way to pass the massive bill as a partial government shutdown looms early Saturday. The measure contains items that would would automatically enroll workers into retirement plans like 401(k)s; bans the app TikTok on government devices; and funnels billions of dollars in extra aid to Ukraine.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said it’s her “hope” that the House of Representatives will pass Congress’ year-end, $1.7 trillion spending package this evening. The Senate earlier Thursday broke a logjam over immigration, clearing the way to pass the massive bill as a partial government shutdown looms early Saturday. The measure contains items that would would automatically enroll workers into retirement plans like 401(k)s; bans the app TikTok on government devices; and funnels billions of dollars in extra aid to Ukraine.

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