Hardline conservatives in the U.S. House Freedom Caucus are increasing pressure on Speaker Kevin McCarthy, demanding specific policy areas be addressed in a short-term funding bill to prevent a government shutdown.
The crystal ball predicts that the Senate will advance some appropriations bills and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will try to pass an interim spending package, but it remains unclear if the House will accept a bipartisan continuing resolution from the Senate to avoid a government shutdown.
The White House is pressuring House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to approve aid for Ukraine and disaster relief funding ahead of a government funding showdown, calling on him to keep his word about government funding and address urgent bipartisan priorities.
House Republican leader, Kevin McCarthy, faces the tough choice of either risking a government shutdown or alienating the hard-right flank of his party, which could lead to the loss of his speakership, as the House must pass a spending package to keep the federal government open before the end of the fiscal year on September 30th.
A "perfect storm" of issues, including passing a continuing resolution, the impeachment issue, and policy concerns, is threatening Rep. Kevin McCarthy's speakership, according to Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.).
Conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives are threatening spending levels and Speaker Kevin McCarthy, creating a complicated funding debate that could potentially jeopardize McCarthy's leadership role.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is facing a significant threat to his position as factions within the Republican Party feud and consider turning on him during the battle to fund the government, with some ultra-conservatives and centrist Republicans expressing dissatisfaction with his leadership.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy faces the challenge of avoiding a government shutdown and handling calls for impeaching President Joe Biden from the right-wing of his party, as well as the growing threats to his speakership if he fails to meet the demands of his more conservative members.
Lawmakers are anxiously waiting to see how House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will navigate the divide within his caucus as Congress faces the challenge of avoiding a government shutdown.
House Republican infighting over federal spending talks is jeopardizing the passage of the annual defense funding bill, as conservative lawmakers demand concessions and leverage the bill for their own priorities.
House Republican Speaker Kevin McCarthy proposes a "minibus" of funding bills as a way to avoid a government shutdown and address appropriations, which includes packaging regular appropriations bills covering military construction, Veterans Affairs, the Pentagon, and the Department of Homeland Security with disaster relief funding.
House GOP leaders delayed a procedural vote on a Department of Defense appropriations bill due to pressure from hard-line conservatives over overall spending levels, potentially jeopardizing the legislation.
Several Senate Republicans are supporting House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's move to initiate an impeachment inquiry against President Biden over allegations of "abuse of power, obstruction, and corruption," despite growing skepticism from GOP leaders in the upper chamber.
House GOP leadership's spending standoff with conservatives intensified as Speaker Kevin McCarthy was forced to delay a procedural vote on legislation to fund the Pentagon, despite opening an impeachment inquiry into President Biden in an attempt to appease conservative demands on spending.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy vented his frustration about hard-line conservatives holding up appropriations, daring his critics to attempt a vote to oust him.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's announcement of an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden was an attempt to appease the far right of his party and secure their votes for funding the government, but the hard-liners in the Freedom Caucus remain adamant in their demands for border security and an end to "woke" Pentagon policies.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy warns his caucus about the negative consequences of a government shutdown and emphasizes the need to pass spending bills to continue running the government.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy plans to resurrect a stalled Pentagon spending measure and push it to the House floor in an effort to pressure far-right Republicans to drop their demands for spending cuts or face backlash for voting against military funding.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has demanded an 8% temporary spending cut for domestic agencies and a resumption of border wall construction to hold off a US government shutdown, but the demands are unlikely to be accepted by the Democratic-led Senate.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy and his allies are pushing for a short-term spending plan that includes conservative priorities, but it remains uncertain if it can pass the House and avert a government shutdown.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is standing firm on a short-term government funding deal negotiated by members of the House Freedom Caucus and Main Street Caucus, despite opposition from conservative members who claim they have not read the deal.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy's plan to pass a stopgap measure and prevent a government shutdown is facing opposition from the far-right flank of his Republican House majority, despite including hardline border security provisions.
The US Congress is facing opposition from far-right Republicans over a short-term spending bill, increasing the risk of a government shutdown and threatening Kevin McCarthy's role as speaker, as Republicans in the House of Representatives are divided and struggling to find money to keep federal agencies running.
House Republicans are in the midst of a major internal revolt over the latest spending plan, with more than a dozen Republicans, including members of the Freedom Caucus, openly opposing the plan and threatening to oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy if he relies on Democratic votes to avoid a government shutdown.
House GOP hardliners blocked debate on their party's defense spending bill, causing a stunning loss for Speaker Kevin McCarthy and hawks, and making Pentagon funding the latest casualty of a civil war within the Republican party.
Procedural vote on Pentagon funding bill is blocked by hard-line conservatives, dealing a blow to Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
House Republicans are struggling to pass spending bills and find a solution to avoid a government shutdown, leading to potential infighting and a no confidence vote in House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's leadership.
House Democrats are privately discussing the possibility of helping Speaker Kevin McCarthy avoid a right-wing uprising by demanding a bipartisan deal to avoid a government shutdown, though they are wary of coming to his rescue due to potential backlash from the left.
House Republican speaker Kevin McCarthy faced his second defeat of the week as his conference failed to approve a procedural motion, further jeopardizing government spending levels and increasing the likelihood of a federal shutdown.