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Trump signs stopgap government funding bill to avoid midnight shutdown: White House

FILE PHOTO: Dec 12, 2020; West Point, New York, USA; President Donald J. Trump walks on to the field before the first half of the Army-Navy game at Michie Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed into law a two-day stopgap extension of existing federal funds to avoid a midnight government shutdown, the White House said in a statement.

Reporting by Jan Wolfe; Editing by Shri Navaratnam

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