- The Washington Times - Friday, October 2, 2015

President Obama warned Congress Friday that he won’t sign another stopgap spending bill to keep the government running when the current measure expires in December.

“I will not sign another short-sighted spending bill like the one Congress sent me this week,” Mr. Obama said at the White House.

He said the move “bought ourselves 10 weeks” and said Congress should use it to craft a long-term budget for fiscal 2016 that doesn’t include “sequester” spending caps.

Lawmakers and the administration settled on the short-term spending measure this week to avert a government shutdown Wednesday.

“At some point we have to govern and not play politics,” he said.

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