John Boehner Says There Won’t Be a Government Shutdown

September 27, 2015 5:08 PM

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John Boehner Says There Won’t Be a Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON — Speaker John A. Boehner said Sunday that he expects the House of Representatives to pass the Senate’s government funding measure with Democratic support this week, averting a shutdown that has looked increasingly less likely since he announced on Friday that he would resign.

At the same time, and in an apparent move to placate conservatives who have tried to put Planned Parenthood at the center of the budget fight, he said the House will create a special committee to investigate the group.

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