House Votes To Pass Stopgap Spending Bill

The deadline for a government shutdown is midnight Friday.
Posted at 6:12 PM, Dec 21, 2017

The House has voted to pass a stopgap spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. It voted 231-188 Thursday. 

The bill would extend government funding until Jan. 19.

It passed despite disagreements among Republicans on what exactly the bill should be funding. 

The House also voted to pass an $81 billion disaster aid package. 

The stopgap bill is now headed to the Senate. If it doesn't pass by Friday, the government will run out of money.