In a short statement to the nation following the Senate's vote, President Obama said he hoped lawmakers would take the opportunity to craft a "sensible budget."
"Hopefully next time it won’t be in the 11th hour," he said. "We’ve got to get out of the habit of governing by crisis."
As he was walking out of the briefing room, a reporter asked whether this would happen again in a few months.
"No," the president said, and continued walking.
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