Tag: federal government spending

Federal, Policy

New turmoil over a possible government shutdown

January 12, 2024

Via: Government Executive

Meetings on Thursday between U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson and conservative lawmakers led to speculation he was about to walk away from the bipartisan spending agreement he signed off on just this past weekend — a decision that would greatly […]

Federal, Policy

Debt ceiling talks stuck on classic problem: Republicans demand spending cuts and Democrats resist

May 24, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

Debt ceiling negotiations are locked on a classic problem that has vexed, divided and disrupted Washington before: Republicans led by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy want to roll back federal government spending, while President Joe Biden and other Democrats do not. […]