GOP leadership on Tuesday introduced a short-term funding bill to extend the deadline for a deal to prevent a government shutdown to February 16. But the bill, facing blowback from Republican lawmakers in both the House and the Senate, does not appear to have enough votes to pass. The deadline to pass a bill to fund the government and avoid a shutdown is the end of Friday. The Republican bill to fund the government in the short term and avoid a shutdown on Friday is quickly unraveling...


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