The bipartisan, $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill passed Wednesday by the House finances agency operations through Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year.
The bill goes to a Senate vote Friday and has been endorsed by the White House.
It provides President Trump with an increase in the Pentagon budget but denies his request for construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The measure also ignores numerous Trump recommendations to significantly cut or eliminate domestic programs.
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