US: Trump to sign $1.4t spending package for Senate

The US Senate UU. He approved an expenditure package of 1.4 billion dollars that President Donald Trump is expected to sign.

Latest nigeria newspaper reports that The bills of expenses, approved in two votes of 73-21 and 81-11, are anticipated to the deadline of Friday to finance the government or face a closure.

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Last year, Republican lawmakers and Trump used the budget deadline as a political lever in an attempt to raise funds for Trump’s border wall with Mexico. The stagnation on the financing of the wall led to the longest government closure in US history. UU. In 35 days.

This year, lawmakers across the partisan division said they wanted to avoid a government shutdown and that 2020 funding bills include $ 1.4 billion in funds for the border wall.

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Latest nigeria newspaper reports that The massive spending bill provides government funds until September 2020. It also increases the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years and provides $ 25 million for the investigation of armed violence.