Government Shutdown

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene seized the spotlight with a threat to oust Speaker Mike Johnson, but it’s unclear if she’ll go through with it.
“This agreement represents a compromise, which means neither side got everything it wanted,” Biden said in a statement.
The long overdue action pushes any threats of a government shutdown to the fall. The bill now goes to President Joe Biden to be signed into law.
The far-right lawmaker finally said something her critics could agree with.
While $60 billion in other funding remains in doubt, the new spending bill contains $300 million in funding a majority of House Republicans rejected in September.
A fourth temporary spending bill will likely be needed to keep parts of the government from going dark on Saturday.
Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) wants to let states try cutting junk food out of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
The move puts the new House speaker in hot water with the right-wing Freedom Caucus.
With a partial government shutdown looming and his conference divided, an embattled Mike Johnson is picking a side — again.
House Speaker Mike Johnson and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer offer a possible preview of the shutdown Congress avoided in October and November.