Environment & Energy Report

BUDGET BRIEFING: House Votes on Minibus as Trump Threatens Veto

July 31, 2020, 12:00 PM

The House has scheduled a final vote today on a spending package that includes six annual appropriations bills, after holding votes on amendments yesterday.

The chamber will also vote on an amendment (No. 219) from Rep. Rick Allen (R-Ga.) that would reduce the total amount of funding in the Labor-HHS-Education portion of the bill by 5%.

The White House Office of Management and Budget yesterday issued a formal veto threat for the spending legislation (H.R. 7617), criticizing the inclusion of emergency funds that go beyond last year’s bipartisan agreement on a budget framework for the next two...

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