U.S. lawmakers are putting the final touches on a $1.1 trillionspending bill needed to avert a government shutdown, after theWhite House appeared to satisfy Democrats’ demands that PresidentDonald Trump and Republicans protect a key piece of Obamacare.

House Republicans introduced a seven-day stopgap measure lateWednesday aimed at giving both chambers enough time to finishnegotiating and pass a broader spending bill that would fund thegovernment through Sept. 30.

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