House Republicans are warning that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) could use a must-pass stopgap spending measure to “tie Republicans’ hands” during fiscal year 2023, even if the party takes the majority.
Capitol Hill is once again racing against the clock to iron out a stopgap spending measure, or continuing resolution (CR) before a government shutdown on Oct. 1.
Because the deadline is only about a month away from midterms, tensions are high for both parties as negotiations continue in both the House and Senate, with infighting breaking out on both sides of the aisle.
Now, Republicans are warning—and promising to oppose—any CR that would run out before Jan. 3, 2023, the first day of the newly-elected 118th Congress. Such a CR, Republicans warn, would allow Democrats to continue to fund President Joe Biden’s “failed agenda” over the wishes of a potential GOP House majority….


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