White House: Prepare for a shutdown
September 18th, 2013
08:48 AM ET
9 years ago

White House: Prepare for a shutdown

Washington (CNN) - With an impending budget deadline, the White House budget office directed federal agencies to prepare for a potential government shutdown.

In a memo, Sylvia Burwell, director of the Office of Management and Budget, told federal agencies to update their plans in the event members of Congress and the White House are unable to reach an agreement before September 30, the end of the fiscal year.

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