While the GOP debate was going on, there was some news from the House of Representatives:
BREAKING: House Speaker Paul Ryan tells Republicans that a deal has been reached on $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill.
— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) December 16, 2015
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) December 16, 2015
The deal would mean the government would be funded through September of 2016.
Ryan's reached spending plan is worth $1.1 trillion. Funds through 2016 budget year, per AP
— Joe Perticone (@JoePerticone) December 16, 2015
While the other Republicans were arguing in Vegas, former vp candidate Paul Ryan got a budget deal done. WORTH BILLIONS. just sayin'
— AnnGerhart (@AnnGerhart) December 16, 2015
Talk about stealing thunder https://t.co/UIoi0wbKRe
— Heidi N Moore (@moorehn) December 16, 2015
Another spending bill being debated just weeks before next year’s presidential election will undoubtedly add to the 2016 drama.