Congress poised for funding fight this week following GOP's opening bid to avert shutdown

By Tony Bertuca / September 18, 2023 at 8:30 PM
(Editor’s note: This story has been updated below to reflect that GOP leadership has postponed consideration of the proposed continuing resolution on the House floor today.) The House Rules Committee has voted to advance a stopgap continuing resolution backed by some GOP conservatives that stands little likelihood of passing the Democrat-led Senate as it contains politically controversial and divisive provisions and doesn't include funding for disaster relief or Ukraine. The CR championed by GOP leadership -- opposed by Democrats and...

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