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.
House conservatives are wary of Speaker Kevin McCarthy's talk of a potential impeachment inquiry of President Biden, believing he is using it as leverage in government spending negotiations.
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.
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 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 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.
Far-right Republicans are refusing to soften their demands for spending cuts in government funding legislation despite the impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden, leaving House Speaker Kevin McCarthy in a bind as a government shutdown looms at the end of the month.
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.
President Joe Biden warns that Republican-backed spending cuts could negatively impact the U.S. economy and voters as the deadline for a possible government shutdown approaches.
House Republicans' approach to government funding, which includes spending cuts and conservative policy priorities, has created a stark contrast with the Senate's bipartisan strategy, potentially leading to a damaging government shutdown.
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.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced that the Defense Department appropriations bill will be voted on this week, regardless of the outcome, after House Republicans faced challenges from members of the right flank who halted the bill's progress.
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.
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 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 Speaker Kevin McCarthy is taking a more aggressive stance against conservatives in his party, challenging them to vote against a proposed GOP stopgap in order to isolate themselves from the rest of the party and potentially end his speakership.
Senate Republican leaders, including Mitch McConnell, are growing increasingly concerned that Speaker Kevin McCarthy's inability to pass spending legislation may lead to a government shutdown and have warned that shutdowns are politically detrimental for Republicans.
President Joe Biden's administration is taking a wait-and-see approach to the potential government shutdown, confident that they can pressure House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to stick to the spending deal they struck in May rather than trying to create a new bipartisan bill.
House Republicans are working to find a plan that will keep the government funded and avoid a shutdown, but face opposition from conservative lawmakers who want deeper spending cuts attached to the proposed legislation.
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 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.
The White House is preparing for a government shutdown that they believe the public will blame the GOP for, as Speaker Kevin McCarthy struggles to unify his party behind a spending bill, and economists suggest that a shutdown would benefit the Biden administration heading into the 2024 presidential election.
Hard-right Republicans are pushing for a disruptive federal shutdown as House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's latest funding plan fails, leaving no endgame in sight and resulting in the White House telling federal agencies to prepare for a shutdown.
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are preparing separate spending bills in an attempt to prevent a government shutdown, but these bills are expected to be rejected by the Democratic-controlled Senate.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy plans to remove $300 million in funding for Ukraine from a Pentagon spending bill after Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and other conservatives blocked the legislation from advancing.
A bipartisan group of Senators and House members are pushing for legislation that would automatically fund the government past spending deadlines, effectively ending shutdown threats.