Mnuchin, Pelosi reportedly reach informal agreement to avoid government shutdown

“House Democrats support a clean continuing resolution,” Pelosi spokesperson Drew Hammill indicated.

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U.S. Capitol building in December 2018
U.S. Capitol building in December 2018
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Updated: September 3, 2020 - 7:30pm

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin have reportedly reached an informal agreement to work on funding legislation to prevent a government shutdown.

Such a stopgap would fund the government for a period of time after the fiscal year ends Sept. 30.

“House Democrats support a clean continuing resolution,” Pelosi spokesperson Drew Hammill said, according to media reports.

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