House Speaker passes $6 billion budget plan

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a $6.1 billion federal spending bill that includes spending for the 2018-19 fiscal year, including a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill for wildfires.

The House also passed a supplemental spending bill to keep the government open through Oct. 31, which the House can use for other government needs.

The supplemental spending package also includes $4 billion for the Veterans Affairs Department and $2.3 billion for food assistance.

The Senate approved $1.9 billion for wildfires relief last week, as well as $500 million for wildfire prevention efforts.

The spending package has been set to go to the Senate for consideration and approval, although it’s unclear if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will be able to override a veto.

The Republican-led chamber has repeatedly refused to let a Senate budget override override President Donald Trump’s veto.

The $6 trillion bill includes nearly $1 trillion in emergency funding and another $4 trillion for wildfires prevention and recovery.

It’s the latest spending bill Congress has approved since Trump took office in January.

The legislation includes $1,000 to purchase a car for veterans and $100,000 for a new laptop computer.

It also includes a $3 billion disaster relief package for states that were hit hard by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

The Senate is expected to pass the $1 billion emergency funding bill Thursday afternoon.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has said he would override the veto.

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