Government Shutdown

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.
The president signed the bill at the Legion of Honor Museum, where he held a dinner for APEC members.
The Senate met into the night to pass the bill, which heads to President Joe Biden's desk.
A government shutdown is looking less likely this week after House Speaker Johnson unveiled a relatively “clean” funding bill.
A bill extending funding would let the GOP sidestep a shutdown to instead fight over foreign aid but is also likely to face internal opposition.
House Republicans’ hearts may be with Mike Johnson, but their votes are looking like another story.
Cutting IRS funding may make an aid bill easier to pass in the House, but it feeds the dynamic that nearly led to a government shutdown earlier in the year.
Margaret Brennan fact-checked the Republican House speaker to his face on television.