GOP Senators Tell McConnell They'll Only Accept Short-Term Spending Bill

Posted on AllSides December 1st, 2022
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Politics, US Senate, Continuing Resolution, Federal Budget
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Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and three other Republican senators delivered a letter to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., this week, reiterating the need for a short-term Continuing Resolution that only covers funding the federal government through early January — shortly after the GOP-controlled Congress convenes.

The other signatories of the Wednesday letter include: Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Rick Scott, R-Fla., and Mike Braun, R-Ind.

The GOP senators wrote: "The undersigned stand with the voters. We believe it would be both imprudent, and a reflection of poor leadership, for Republicans to ignore the will of...

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