WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The White House said on Fridaythat President Barack Obama would veto the latest series ofRepublican spending bills designed to restart selected servicesamid the government shutdown, echoing veto threats made onsimilar House of Representatives measures earlier this week.
"The administration strongly opposes House passage ofpiecemeal fiscal year 2014 appropriations legislation thatrestores only very limited activities," the White House said ina statement.
"Consideration of appropriations bills in this fashion isnot a serious or responsible way to run the United Statesgovernment," the White House said.
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