Shutdown Déjà vu: Yes, the Federal Government Could Shutter Again Next Week

Shutdown Déjà vu: Yes, the Federal Government Could Shutter Again Next WeekWhile Pope Francis’ historic visit to Washington is still underway, the administration is already bracing for another milestone — the deadline to fund the government. The White House has started its formal preparations for a potential government shutdown, as only seven days remain before governing funding runs out. With the shutdown deadline looming, leadership has no time to waste — and must also contend with conservatives’ calls to defund Planned Parenthood.

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