Earlier at this time 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 will 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 cross.
With a 335-91 vote, the Home permitted a 45-day short-term funding measure that excludes border safety and $6 billion in funding for Ukraine.
The invoice consists of provisions for catastrophe aid funds that doubtless swayed some Democrats to vote in favor.
Shortly after at this time’s vote information broke that Kevin McCarthy pulled a quick one and made a aspect take care of 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 aspect deal and can maintain an up-or-down vote to proceed to ship billions in US taxpayer cash to Ukraine for his or her battle 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 aspect Ukraine take care of 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