18 noiembrie 2019

Fear of missing out?


WASHINGTON ― A continuing resolution , or CR, is a temporary measure Congress can use to fund the government for a limited time. CRs are typically used to buy time for lawmakers to enact longer-term spending measures. The passage of a CR usually means the regular process of passing the 12 appropriations bills by the start of the fiscal year has failed because of a standoff between political parties, or between Congress and the president. While that’s not unusual, the Defense Department — as of [...]