House Freedom Caucus ramps up GOP hostage-taking with latest shutdown threat

By Tony Bertuca / August 21, 2023 at 2:23 PM
The House Freedom Caucus threatened today to not support legislation that would avoid a government shutdown unless they get their way in several areas including the elimination of “woke policies in the Pentagon.” The caucus, composed of more than 30 House lawmakers, released a statement saying its members will not vote for the stopgap continuing resolution that will be necessary to avert a government shutdown when federal funding expires after Sept. 30 unless the measure ends “the Left’s cancerous woke...

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