This was reported by the White House on Friday.

The bill was approved by the Democratic-dominated US Senate on Thursday.

A little earlier, the House of Representatives, controlled by Republicans, also supported the project.

As Reuters reports, this happened less than 36 hours before the critical moment of "the beginning of the completion of financing".

A shutdown is a situation when, after the end of the previous fiscal year, the budget for the new year has not yet been approved by Congress.

In such a case, a significant part of civil servants is forced to stop working.