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House Republicans Turn Focus to Spending, China After Dramatic Speaker Vote

Posted on AllSides January 9th, 2023
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Politics, US House of Representatives, House Republicans, Federal Spending, China
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The House will dive into its first week of substantive work with bills to cut Internal Revenue Service funding and investigate economic competition from China, after a leadership election that underscored Republican divides and the fragile position of Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.). 

Mr. McCarthy prevailed in his quest to be speaker of the Republican-controlled House shortly after midnight on Saturday. A small group of Republican holdouts had blocked him on 14 earlier ballots last week, turning a usually perfunctory process into a dayslong drama that previewed the potential for months of turmoil on spending issues...

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