Tag: government shutdown

GOP Rep Cole: ‘I Don’t Think We’ll Have a Shutdown’

Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) downplayed the possibility of a government shutdown as the deadline to pass a measure to fund the federal government approaches. Cole told host Joe Scarborough with the 60-vote rule in the

Exclusive–Rep. Dave Brat: Federal Budget Process Broken

The economist and college professor who defeated the House Majority Leader in the 2014 GOP primary told Breitbart News the Republican leadership needs to partner with House conservatives and reject the short-term budget fix that extends government funding until Dec. 9.

Planned Parenthood Funding Led Rep. Diane Black to Vote Against CR

The author of the stand-alone Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 that the House approved, Rep. Diane Black was persistent in her message that a government shutdown would not be an effective strategy to defund the nation’s largest abortion provider in the wake of videos exposing its practices of selling the harvested body parts of aborted babies.

Jim Demint

Heritage Foundation Experts: Short-Term Spending Resolution Puts Nation in Fiscal Danger

The spending resolution passed in the Senate Wednesday morning now goes to the House, and it funded Planned Parenthood – something the conservative base protested.

The spending resolution expires December 11, creating another government shutdown cliff right before Congress leaves for the holidays. Potentially, the December “omnibus” could bust the budget caps, raise the debt ceiling, fund amnesty, fund sanctuary cities, fund Iran deal, and fund Planned Parenthood.