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U.S. House to consider stopgap funding bill Friday evening -committee - Metro US

U.S. House to consider stopgap funding bill Friday evening -committee

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol Building is reflected on a marble seating area following a rainstorm at the East Front on Capitol Hill in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday will consider a stopgap funding bill to keep the government open through midnight on Sunday, according to a statement from the chamber’s appropriations committee.

Appropriations Committee Chair Nita Lowey introduced the stopgap funding bill on Friday afternoon, according to the statement.

(Reporting by Lisa Lambert and Timothy Ahmann; Editing by Chris Reese)

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