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Facing midnight deadline, U.S. government preparing for possible shutdown

WASHINGTON - The White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is preparing for a US government shutdown if Congress does not pass a funding bill by midnight, an OMB official said on Thursday.
"The Office of Management and Budget is currently preparing for a lapse in appropriations. As we stated earlier today, we support the Bipartisan Budget Act and urge Congress to send it to the president's desk without delay," the OMB official said.
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