Statement by the White House Press Secretary on Bipartisan Agreement to Fund Government Through First Quarter of 2013

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–July 31, 2012.

The agreement reached by House and Senate leadership to fund the government through the first quarter of 2013 is a welcome development, and we are encouraged that both sides have agreed to resolve this issue without delay.  The President has made clear that it is essential that the legislation to fund the government adheres to the funding levels agreed to by both parties last year, and not include ideological or extraneous policy riders. The President will work with leaders in both parties to sign a bill that accomplishes these goals.

Source: whitehouse.gov

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