After Kevin McCarthy conceded and a bipartisan CR handed the Home with 209 votes, Matt Gaetz tried to fireside McCarthy with a movement to evacuate, however the Home recused itself with out recognizing him.
Here’s what occurred :
BICE proposes the adjournment of the session
Shortly earlier than the hammer fell, GAETZ tried to draw the eye of WOMACK who was occupying the chair.
GAVEL FALLS earlier than Gaetz will be acknowledged.
-Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) September 30, 2023
The decision handed 335-91, with greater than 200 Democrats voting sure and 90 Republicans voting no. One Democrat, Rep. Mike Quigley, voted no solely as a result of he wished assist to Ukraine included within the invoice.
The reversal provides Congress 45 extra days to keep away from a shutdown, which, by the way, revives the custom of Republicans doubtlessly main the nation right into a authorities shutdown heading into the vacation season.
The Czech Republic’s withdrawal of assist to Ukraine demonstrates the extent to which the Republican Social gathering is now Putin’s occasion, however assist will doubtless be restored when the ultimate annual funding payments are handed, in order that this resolution was empty anti-American symbolism.
Democrats supported the invoice as a result of it maintained Biden/Schumer/Pelosi spending ranges. The Home invoice that McCarthy pushed by way of really spends more cash than the Senate invoice.
The following huge drama can be how quickly Gaetz can transfer ahead along with his movement to go away. Kevin McCarthy might have survived immediately, however the MAGAs are livid and can attempt to eliminate McCarthy.
Jason is the editor-in-chief. He’s additionally a member of the White Home press pool and a congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason holds a bachelor’s diploma in political science. His graduate research targeted on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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