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The Latest: Government-wide spending bill heads for a vote

May 03, 2017 - Associated Press Financial Wire

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill (all times local):

10:52 a.m.

House Speaker Paul Ryan sought to assure conservatives on Wednesday that a massive government-wide spending bill is a win for President Donald Trump and Capitol Hill Republicans, citing "a really good down payment" on rebuilding the military and "the biggest increase in border security in a decade."

Ryan told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt that the most important w...