October 31, 2017 / 6:55 PM / a year ago

Senate Republican leader says on path toward deal on government funding

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday lawmakers and the Trump administration were “on a path” toward reaching a deal on a bill that would keep the government funded beyond Dec. 8.

FILE PHOTO - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks during a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino veterans of the Second World War on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 25, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

“That job will have to be done by December the eighth, and I think we’re on a path to do that,” McConnell told reporters, without providing any details.

Reporting by Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell; Writing by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Jonathan Oatis

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