February 5, 2018 / 6:40 PM / 12 days ago

White House says long-term budget deal needed

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The White House on Monday called for a long-term budget deal, as federal lawmakers face a deadline this week to pass legislation to continue funding government.

“We would like to see ... a two-year agreement on budget caps that gives certainty to our federal agencies, to our military,” White House spokesman Raj Shah told reporters during a briefing. Government funding expires on Thursday.

“Moving from stop-gap measure to stop-gap measure is no way to govern,” he said. (Reporting by James Oliphant; Editing by Susan Thomas)

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