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.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy is facing political pressure from former President Trump and GOP voters to open an impeachment inquiry into President Biden, but moderate members of his conference are skeptical and there is concern that an impeachment effort could backfire politically.
The relationship between House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell could be strained as they face disagreements on issues such as government shutdown, possible Biden impeachment, and Ukraine funding.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is courting Orthodox Jewish leaders in an effort to secure their support and maintain his slim majority in the House of Representatives.
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.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy faces a challenging political standoff as he returns to the House with the looming threats of a government shutdown, support for Ukraine in the war, and launching an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden amid pressure from far-right Republicans.
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 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 challenges his hard-right colleagues to follow through with their threat to oust him as he struggles to lead a divided Republican majority and avoid a government shutdown.
Facing threats to his speakership, Kevin McCarthy is confident that his critics won't have enough votes to oust him, and he is ready to fight it out on the floor if necessary; however, his critics are determined to proceed with a motion to vacate the chair, putting the House GOP in a state of turmoil.
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 vows to bring a defense spending bill to a vote despite resistance from hardline Republicans, as a possible government shutdown looms in two weeks amidst a Republican "civil war."
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.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is taking a more aggressive approach towards his conservative critics, daring them to vote against a proposed GOP stopgap and potentially isolating them from the rest of the party.
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.
A motion to remove House Speaker Kevin McCarthy from his position was allegedly found in a bathroom at the U.S. Capitol, reflecting the chaotic state of the Republican Party as McCarthy struggles to secure a funding deal and appease both conservative and moderate members before a government shutdown.
Hard-line Republicans threatening to force a vote to remove Speaker Kevin McCarthy are putting Democrats in a difficult position of deciding whether to save him or join in his ousting.
A small group of centrist Democrats are secretly negotiating with Republicans close to Speaker Kevin McCarthy in an attempt to reach a last-minute deal to fund the government and prevent a shutdown, as they are concerned that their own party cannot stop a shutdown on its own due to the intransigence of conservative members.
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.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy concedes that far-right saboteurs in his party are determined to "burn the place down," as a vote to bring a defense spending bill to the floor fails, leaving him with no viable strategy to avert a government shutdown.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's recent failures and naivety in navigating the current political climate highlight his resemblance to a less intelligent version of Joe Biden, and reveal his lack of understanding of the appetite for passing actual legislation within his own party.