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U.S. Representative Ryan Sees No Government Shutdown This Year: Paper

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August 21, 2014 AT 10:25 PM
U.S. Representative Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid a U.S. government shutdown this year, he told a Washington newspaper, saying he thought they would fund federal agencies through the upcoming elections. Ryan, a Wisconsin representative who chairs the House Budget Committee, told the Washington newspaper Roll Call on Wednesday that Republicans were considering authorizing government expenditures until Dec. said Ryan. Export-Import Bank until after the midterm elections, "If for some reason the Democrats don't take that, then they will clearly have shut the government down."