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Legislation Addresses: House and End-of-the-Week Deadline

legislation addresses: The White House later said the president backed the legislation, even as some conservative Republicans balked at the size of the spending increases and the rush to pass the bill, according to The Chronicle Herald. Talks continued into Wednesday evening before the 2,232-page text was finally released. As negotiators stumbled toward an end-of-the-week deadline to fund the government or face a federal shutdown, House Speaker Paul Ryan dashed to the White House amid concerns Trump's support was wavering. No bill of this size is perfect, Ryan said. Leaders still hoped to start voting as soon as Thursday. But this legislation addresses important priorities and makes us stronger at home and abroad. ( As reported in the news.