Sep 20 2013

USA Today: House passes spending bill that defunds ‘Obamacare’

Newswire | Published 20 Sep 2013, 9:13 am | Comments Off on USA Today: House passes spending bill that defunds ‘Obamacare’ -

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The House voted 230-189 along party lines Friday to approve a stopgap spending bill to fund the federal government through mid-December, but it is facing certain defeat in the Senate because it includes language aiming to dismantle President Obama’s health care law.

Without a stopgap spending bill, the federal government will feel the effects of a shutdown when the fiscal year ends on Sept. 30. The bill extends the current rate of government spending at $986 billion a year.

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