US President Donald Trump gestures as he walks to talk to the press before departing from the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump and Congress announce budget deal, averting government shutdown and federal default

  • Agreement would boost boost federal spending and increase US borrowing capacity for two years
  • Plan also reverses massive, automatic spending cuts to federal programmes
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US President Donald Trump gestures as he walks to talk to the press before departing from the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. Photo: AFP
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