The House on Wednesday passed legislation that would fund the District of Columbia's government as it sought to force the Senate into accepting a piecemeal approach to reopening the government.
Members passed the resolution, H.J.Res. 71, in a surprise voice vote after a debate in which Democrats said they would oppose all piecemeal spending bills from Republicans.
Several Democrats said that plan allows Republicans to pick and choose which portions of the government to spare from the shutdown when Congress should be ending the shutdown for all.
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