Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) is leading a House GOP effort to block Democrats from using a last-minute stopgap funding bill to tie Republicans’ hands in 2023 if they take the majority.
In a letter addressed to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) obtained by The Epoch Times, Roy demands that Republicans oppose any continuing resolution (CR) that raises current spending levels or expires before Jan. 3, 2023.
Because the 118th Congress will sit for the first time on Jan. 3, allowing a CR to run out before then could give a lame-duck Democrat majority a last minute chance to fund its policies through all of fiscal year 2023, even if voters give Republicans a mandate in the new Congress….


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