US Is Relieved, Their Targets Are Not
02:25 GMT 02.10.2021 (Updated: 20:34 GMT 19.10.2022)
© Sputnik / Ted RallCongressional Democrats struck a deal with a republican counterparts to prevent a shut down of the federal government until December 3. But not everyone is happy about a fully functioning United States government.
© Sputnik / Ted Rall
On Thursday, the president signed a bill that effectively avoided the possibility of a government shutdown — well, until December 3, at least.
With the US government avoiding a shutdown, both Democrats and Republicans seem to be relieved by the fact that the US is now able to proceed with its obligations and activities, including overseas military operations in dozens of countries.
However, the bill did not raise the debt ceiling, which is expected to be reached on October 18th, the Treasury Department said.
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