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Is new federal budget deal a short-term fix for a long-term problem?

President Trump and top congressional Democrats have agreed to a new two-year budget deal that will raise spending on both domestic and military programs and suspend debt ceiling limits until after the 2020 election. Lisa Desjardins joins Amna Nawaz to discuss the numbers, how the agreement still adds to a “long-term problem” and whether it represents signs of bipartisanship for the future.

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Tags: domestic and military programs, 2020 election, President Trump, top congressional Democrats, congressional Democrats, budget deal, bipartisanship, Trump, congress, white house
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