Government shutdown live updates: House to vote on GOP funding plan

By | November 14, 2023

The House is expected to vote Tuesday on a bill that would avert a government shutdown Saturday, posing a major test for new Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.), who has faced competing demands from different factions of his party. The bill would be finance certain ministries until mid-January and the rest until early February. It does not include spending cuts or policy changes sought by Republican hard-liners. A shutdown would leave legions of federal employees without pay just before the Thanksgiving holiday.

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