House takes steps to open govt, democrats to introduce series of bills to fund activities

OAN Newsroom
7:25 PM PT – Sat. January 5, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. stands in a hallway and speaks on the phone as she arrives back at the Capitol building after meeting with President Donald Trump about border security in the Situation Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The newly democrat-controlled House of Representatives is taking up a series of bills in a bad to end the partial government shutdown.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent out a tweet on Saturday, outlining the party’s agenda for ending the shutdown.

She says the House will be introducing individual appropriations bills in order to get government agencies up and running.

At the top of the list is the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service.

Pelosi says the move would take necessary action to make sure working families receive their tax refunds on schedule.

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