For all of his talk, Speaker Mike Johnson has proposed a government funding bill that is just like the one that got Kevin McCarthy booted and he’ll need Democratic votes to pass it.
Speaker Mike Johnson’s tenure hasn’t gotten off to a great start. House Republican leadership has “abruptly” pulled the financial services spending bill because they didn’t have the votes, due to a lack of support from Republicans. This is the second spending bill they’ve pulled this week.
Kevin McCarthy could be the worst Speaker of the House ever, as he is urging House Republicans to support a government funding plan, so 12 of them immediately opposed it.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy got his House Republicans into a meeting that was supposed to be about investigations then told them they have to fund the government and dared them to fire him.
Out of all of the Senate Republicans present for the vote, just 18 of them voted to fund the government and not crash the economy before Christmas.
Any hopes that House Republicans had of provoking a government shutdown and an economic crisis when they took back the majority vanished with the bipartisan government funding bill.
White House officials are hoping that Trump’s government shutdown has created a situation that will benefit him politically as we move into the new year. According to a new report in The Daily Beast,Trump and his aides believe that the fight over a government funding bill will distract the Nancy Pelosi and the new Democratic…