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One week before a potential government shutdown, Senate Democrats for the first time reacted positively to an offer from House Republicans that would keep the government running for two more weeks while cutting $4 billion.
Originally posted by Iamonlyhuman
This happens almost every single year. It's called a continuing resolution and is due to the fact that the federal government can never seem to actually do their jobs on time and put together and approve/confirm a budget for the fiscal year.