Earlier right this moment the US Home of Representatives passed a last-minute spending bill to maintain the federal government funded for a further 45 days, narrowly averting a authorities shutdown that may have commenced at 12:01 a.m. The invoice, spearheaded by Home Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), now heads to the Senate, the place it’s anticipated to move.
With a 335-91 vote, the Home authorized a 45-day non permanent funding measure that excludes border safety and $6 billion in funding for Ukraine.
The invoice contains provisions for catastrophe aid funds that possible swayed some Democrats to vote in favor.
Shortly after right this moment’s vote information broke that Kevin McCarthy pulled a quick one and made a facet cope with GOP Minority chief Mitch McConnell and Joe Biden to fund Ukraine.
By way of Steve Bannon on GETTR.
Certain sufficient. Kevin McCarthy apparently made a facet deal and can maintain an up-or-down vote to proceed to ship billions in US taxpayer cash to Ukraine for his or her conflict with Russia.
McCarthy didn’t inform Home Republicans in regards to the deal till after the persevering with decision handed.
By way of Matt Gaetz.
Wow.@SpeakerMcCarthy made a facet Ukraine cope with Democrats and didn’t inform Home Republicans till after his Persevering with Decision handed.
Extra deceit. https://t.co/LC91laLyTp
— Matt Gaetz (@mattgaetz) October 1, 2023