Lawmakers unveil $1.7T bill to avoid shutdown, boost Ukraine


              Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., is surrounded by reporters at the Capitol seeking updates on negotiations on the government spending package, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
            
              Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., returns to his office as negotiations continue on the government spending package, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
            
              FILE - The sun rises behind the Capitol in Washington, early Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. Congressional leaders have unveiled a $1.7 trillion spending package early Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, that includes another large round of aid to Ukraine, a nearly 10% boost in defense spending and roughly $40 billon to assist communities across the country recovering from drought, hurricanes and other natural disasters. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Lawmakers unveil $1.7T bill to avoid shutdown, boost Ukraine