Senate Republicans Vote to Block Gov't Funding, Debt Limit Bill Just Days Ahead of Shutdown Deadline
The motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed with the consideration of the legislation, which requires 60 votes to pass, failed in a vote of 50-48.
"We will support a clean continuing resolution that will prevent a government shutdown. We will not provide Republican votes for raising the debt limit."
“The next few days will be a time of intensity”: Pelosi sets up the jam-packed week ahead in new letter to House Dems.— Gabe Fleisher (@WakeUp2Politics) September 25, 2021
Bipartisan infrastructure deal, government funding measure, and Democratic reconciliation package all slated for votes in Congress this week. pic.twitter.com/KN4RPdkCDH
I joined a letter with my colleagues to express my strong opposition to this proposal to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Department of Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, and Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal. pic.twitter.com/3rnmF8fHLm— Rep. Brett Guthrie (@RepGuthrie) September 13, 2021