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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Procedural vote on Pentagon funding bill is blocked by hard-line conservatives, dealing a blow to Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
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.
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.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy plans to keep lawmakers in session on a rare Saturday to prevent a government shutdown as tensions rise within the GOP over a stopgap spending bill.
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.