🏛️⏰🛑 Government Shutdown Looms

Conservative opposition arises against a stopgap funding deal brokered by House Republicans, as Congress rushes to prevent a government shutdown.

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  • Kevin McCarthy is facing challenges from hard-right caucus within his party
  • There is spending impasse in Congress, and McCarthy is pushing Pentagon measure to break it
  • House Republicans have reached short-term funding deal, but it is likely to be rejected by Senate
  • Lawmakers are questioning whether increased spending on their own security is sufficient


  • Republican groups have crafted short-term bill to keep government open


  • Hard-line conservatives are opposing stopgap funding deal
  • House Republicans have reached stopgap spending deal to avert government shutdown
  • Karl Rove warns the GOP may harm themselves with shutdown


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