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House conservatives tank progress on appropriations bill after Johnson advances clean CR

Posted on AllSides November 15th, 2023
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Hard-line House conservatives tanked progress on Republicans' spending plans on Wednesday in an act of retribution toward Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) after lawmakers advanced a clean continuing resolution under suspended rules the day before.

Advancement of the Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill was halted after 19 Republicans voted with all Democrats to oppose the rule, a procedural motion to begin consideration of the legislation, leaving the House unable to consider the must-pass appropriations bill as well as a vote on an Iranian sanction legislation. The failed vote dealt a blow to Johnson's initial...

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