Johnson floats idea of 'laddered' stopgap funding to keep government open

By Tony Bertuca / November 2, 2023 at 11:58 AM
( Editor's note: This story has been updated to include information from House Democratic Caucus Chairman Pete Aguilar (D-CA) .) Newly minted House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) said today that among Republican lawmakers there is growing recognition Congress needs to pass another stopgap funding patch to avert a government shutdown in two weeks, adding the GOP is considering a "laddered" continuing resolution that would involve individual appropriations bills. “There is a growing recognition that we're going to need another stopgap...

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