Conservatives Freeze House Action in Revolt of Spending Deal

Thu Jan 11, 2024 AT 10:03 AM EST

Conservatives on Wednesday tanked a procedural rule vote in revolt against House Speaker Mike Johnson’s top-line spending deal brokered with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, effectively leaving the House at a standstill nine days ahead of a government shutdown deadline. 

“We’re making a statement that what the deal . . . that doesn’t secure the border, and that doesn’t cut our spending — and it’s going to be passed, apparently, under suspension of the rules by predominantly Democrat votes — is unacceptable,” said Freedom Caucus Chair Bob Good, R-Va.

The failed rule vote effectively leaves the House at a standstill as GOP leadership is blocked from bringing any legislation to the floor unless it has already been noticed on the suspension calendar. Read Full Story

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