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Congress reaches tentative agreement giving federal workers paid family leave, creating Space Force

Congress reaches tentative agreement giving federal workers paid family leave, creating Space Force

Famly Leave ActRepublican and Democratic leaders in Congress  have come to a tentative bipartisan agreement that would give federal  employees 12 weeks of paid family leave and establish the “Space Force”  as a new addition to the U.S. military, according to a source familiar  with the negotiations.

The deal was made as  part of negotiations for the defense authorization bill, which could  come up for a vote as early as next week, the source said. The deal is  only tentative and could change before becoming law.

The  agreement, if passed, would mark one of the biggest deals President  Donald Trump has cut with Congress while also checking off what has  become a key priority for his administration ahead of the 2020 election:  establishing a “Space Force” under the Air Force — something that  would be attached to Trump’s legacy in the White House.

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