The Obama administration on Monday threatened to veto any spending bills for the coming fiscal year unless Republicans and Democrats reach agreement on a broader budget plan that “supports our recovery and enables sufficient investments” in White House priorities.

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The White House budget office issued the blanket veto threat late Monday in response to two spending bills headed to the floor of the House this week. One would fund veterans affairs and military construction, the other would fund the Department of Homeland Security.