HEADLINE US Senate overwhelmingly passes bill to end shutdown


US Senate overwhelmingly passes bill to end shutdown

By Zhang Penghui | People's Daily app

06:41, January 23, 2018

Senate leaders pass stopgap spending bill to reopen government; House expected to follow

US Senate approved a stopgap bill that will keep the fedaeral gaovernement open for another three weeks, on January 22, 2018. Photo: AP

Washington (People's Daily) - The US Senate, in a vote of 81-18, just passed a bill ending the government shutdown and will keep it open through February 8. 

The bill will now go to the House of Representatives where it is expected to pass.

The House of Representatives also passed the resolution by 266:150, with 37 members did not vote. President Trump is expected to sign it into law soon.

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