The Lower House of the United States approved this Saturday a temporary measure to fund the federal government for 45 days and avoid the imminent shutdown of the Administration, which will take place at midnight.
The proposal was announced this morning by the president of the Lower House, Republican Kevin McCarthy, and finally got enough support from the chamber, from Democratic and Republican congressmen, despite the reluctance of the most radical conservatives withholds its consent. country’s budget.
The routine must be approved by the Senate.
Why should the government close it?
The country faces the threat of a new federal government shutdown, which can only be avoided if there is a last-minute deal before midnight. This new crisis coincides with a dangerous time for the country’s economy and strikes in a sector as important as the car.
The shutdown of the US federal government will occur whenever lawmakers in the House of Representatives and the Senate do not reach an agreement, before October 1, that guarantees the funding of public services for the following fiscal year. Without a solution, the US could enter this Sunday the fourth government shutdown in the last decade.
The impossibility of paying with public money forces public workers to be laid off, some to keep their jobs but unable to pay them, and essential services such as preventing food safety or closing national parks that stop. It is also estimated that more than 1.4 million soldiers and hundreds of thousands of civil servants will continue to work, but will not receive their salaries until an agreement is reached.