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Kevin McCarthy's CR Gives Congress A Pay Raise While Helping Putin

Speaker McCarthy's supposedly clean continuing resolution (CR) would effectively give Congress a pay raise while denying aid to Ukraine.

Nancy Pelosi Warns Democrats Not To Save Kevin McCarthy

Speaker McCarthy has backed down and is trying to pass a clean CR without Ukraine aid, but he needs Democratic votes, and former Speaker Pelosi is warning Democrats not to help him.

Kevin McCarthy Thinks He Can Pass A CR (But Only If It Helps Putin)

Kevin McCarthy told reporters on Friday evening that he thinks he can pass a continuing resolution (CR) but only if Ukraine aid is taken out, so that it helps Putin.

Rep. Jamal Bowman allegedly pulls fire alarm in House building

Rep. Jamal Bowman, D - N.Y., allegedly pulled a fire alarm in the Cannon building, according to the House Administration Committee. The committee says an investigation into why the alarm was pulled is underway. NBC News' Julie Tsirkin reports.

Congress averts government shutdown with last-minute scramble

Lawmakers avoid closing the government, but Ukraine funding — and McCarthy’s position — now may be at risk

How each senator voted on stopgap bill to avoid shutdown

Explore how your senator voted on keeping the government open.

Biden signs stopgap measure to avert shutdown ahead of midnight deadline | CNN Politics

President Joe Biden signed a stopgap bill to avert a government shutdown just hours ahead of a critical midnight deadline when funding for federal agencies was set to run out.

New York Rep. Jamaal Bowman pulls fire alarm in House office building but says it was an accident | CNN Politics

Rep. Jamaal Bowman pulled a fire alarm in the Cannon House Office Building on Saturday morning, shortly before the House was scheduled to vote on a government funding bill, an incident the New York Democrat said was an accident.

'It is a surrender': Why McCarthy reversed with his survival uncertain

After Saturday's shocking vote, the speaker all but taunted his critics to come after his gavel if they wanted to.

Rep. Bowman says triggering fire alarm ahead of House spending bill vote was 'innocent mistake'

U.S. Capitol Police are investigating after a fire alarm was triggered in a congressional office building on Saturday before the House vote on a stopgap spending bill.

These Republican senators voted against the government funding bill

The Senate voted to pass a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government funded Saturday night after the House had previously passed the measure. While a small group of nine Republican senators…

Congress votes to avert shutdown

Congress has averted a shutdown with just hours to spare, capping a dramatic day that started with a lapse in government funding appearing all but inevitable. The Senate voted 88-9 to pass a “clean…

Lawler: Bowman should ‘strongly consider’ resigning if he pulled fire alarm

Rep. Mike Lawler (R-N.Y.) said fellow New Yorker Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D) should “strongly consider” resigning if he pulled a fire alarm in the Cannon House Office Building Saturday. “That any member…

Senate Passes Temporary Funding Bill To Prevent Government Shutdown

The Senate voted to pass a short-term funding package that was passed by the House just hours before a deadline to prevent a government shutdown.

Resolution Being Drafted to Expel Democrat Congressman Accused of 'Trying to Obstruct' Bill

A Democratic member of Congress should be expelled for pulling a fire alarm in a House office building, a NY Republican says.

McCarthy Says He Doesn't Want to Be Part of Republican Team After Passing Continuing Resolution

"If somebody wants to make a motion against me, bring it," House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said after a stopgap spending bill passed.

Senate Clears Stop-Gap Spending Bill with No Ukraine Aid

The Senate on Saturday night passed a stop-gap spending bill, providing no Ukraine aid, and sending the bill to President Joe Biden's desk.

Exclusive — Capitol Sources: Jamaal Bowman Threw Signs Warning Door Was Emergency Only on Floor Before Pulling Fire Alarm

Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) ripped down two signs warning a second floor door in the Cannon House Office Building was for emergency use only before pulling the fire alarm and running out through a different door on a different floor, Breitbart News has learned exclusively.

Jamaal Bowman: I Thought Pulling Fire Alarm Would ‘Open the Door’

Bowman, a former school principal who pulled a fire alarm in the U.S. Capitol complex, did so because he thought it would “open the door.”

Republicans Draft Resolution to Expel Bowman from Congress

Republicans have drafted a resolution to expel Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) after he allegedly pulled a fire alarm to delay a vote on a bill.

Matt Gaetz Gets Shut Down When He Tries To Fire McCarthy After CR Passes

After Kevin McCarthy caved and a bipartisan CR passed the House with 209 votes, Matt Gaetz tried to fire McCarthy with a motion to vacate, but the House recessed without recognizing him.

Rep. Jamaal Bowman Pulls Fire Alarm in House Office Building

Mr. Bowman, a Democrat, pulled the alarm ahead of a rushed vote on a stopgap funding measure. Two investigations have been opened in the incident.

Analysis | Shutdown deal avoids political pain for Republican moderates

GOP lawmakers in districts that Biden won feared damage to their reelection prospects from a shutdown.

Highlights: US averts government shutdown

Congress passed a stopgap bill to prevent a government shutdown ahead of a critical midnight deadline when funding for federal agencies was set to run out. Follow here for live news updates.

White House prepares to fight for Ukraine aid after shutdown averted

The president signed the bill after he and his team kept tabs, but did not overly influence, House Democratic votes for the measure.

Government shutdown live updates:

The deadline to fund the government is the end of the day Saturday.

Fetterman: ‘I’m done normalizing this dysfunction’

Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman (D) expressed his frustration with the recent state of Congress in the wake of the Senate voting to approve a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government fund…

Biden Signs Short-Term Funding Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

President Joe Biden signed a 45-day government funding bill into law late Saturday, narrowly avoiding the first federal shutdown of his presidency.

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