Here are the 21 House Republicans who voted no on McCarthy’s stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown

The House of Representatives failed to pass a stopgap funding bill which could have averted a government shutdown, with 21 Republican members of Congress voting against the bill. While a procedural vote to advance the bill passed, final passage failed by a 198-232 vote, with 21 Republicans voting against the bill. Funding for the government […]

Georgia Republican lights up Dems, GOP ‘Chaos Caucus’ during House floor funding bill debate

A Georgia lawmaker went off at the government funding holdout members of the Republican Party as well as the House Democrats who vote in line with the GOP rebels. Georgia Republican Rep. Austin Scott torched the ‘Chaos Caucus’ of the House Republicans that threatened to hold up the stopgap funding continuing resolution (CR) that would […]

GOP rebels, Dems sink House stopgap funding bill less than 48 hours before likely government shutdown

A group of GOP hardliners joined Democrats in sinking House Republicans’ stopgap funding bill on Friday, significantly raising the chances of a government shutdown happening over the weekend. A procedural vote to advance the bill passed earlier in the day, but final passage failed on an 198 to 232 vote. Twenty-one Republicans voted against it, […]

Gallagher rolls out ‘DADDY Act’ to block family of executive branch officials from foreign business work

EXCLUSIVE: House China Committee Chairman Mike Gallagher is introducing a bill that would block immediate family members of officials within the executive branch of the U.S. government from working for certain foreign companies. The bill, called the ‘Deterring Attempts at Dirty Deals by Youngsters Act’ or the ‘DADDY Act,’ would apply to family members of […]

Biden admin moves to unleash apex predator near rural community

The Biden administration unveiled a proposal to reintroduce grizzly bear populations in the federally-managed North Cascades National Park in northern Washington. The proposal — published in federal filings Friday morning by the National Park Service (NPS) and Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) — includes three options, two which would involve actively restoring populations of the […]

Tributes pour in for Senator Feinstein following death at 90: ‘A political pioneer’

Tributes poured in for longtime Democrat California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who passed away Thursday evening at the age of 90. Fox News confirmed Feinstein’s passing and was told flowers were placed on the late senator’s desk Friday morning. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said it is ‘a very, very sad day for all of […]

Conservatives call for GOP candidates to drop out after 2nd debate: ‘Time to thin the herd’

Conservative pundits reacted to Wednesday night’s GOP presidential debate by calling for the field to narrow while also concluding, along with a poll following the debate, that Gov. Ron DeSantis is the candidate in the best position to go up against former President Trump. ‘Honestly, nothing personal, but I felt Nikki Haley won the obnoxious […]

House to vote on CR funding bill as government faces likely shutdown this weekend

A short-term government funding bill with uncertain odds is set to get a House vote today, as the federal government hurdles toward a likely partial shutdown this weekend.  The House Rules Committee is meeting this morning on a combined stopgap funding bill, known as a continuing resolution (CR), and border security legislation that would keep […]

House finally passes defense spending bill and 2 others, while 1 fails in late-night vote series

House lawmakers voted to pass three of four appropriations bills brought to the floor on Thursday night, with defense spending passing along bipartisan lines while their bill on agriculture and FDA spending was sunk by both Republicans and Democrats.  The House GOP majority has now passed four of the 12 individual spending bills it promised […]