WASHINGTON - The GOP-controlled House is pushing a temporary funding bill that would gut President Barack Obama's health care plan.
Congress needs to pass a new spending bill or the U.S. will run out of money, sending the government into a partial shutdown. However, Republicans say they’ll only vote on legislation that involves defunding “Obamacare.”
The White House is promising a veto of the bill, arguing that it would deny health care to millions of Americans.
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The two sides have until Sept. 30, the end of the government’s fiscal year, to come to a spending agreement.