Take-aways from yesterday’s House budget vote to extend debt ceiling

Fast Facts

2023 Congress -> Republican Majority (by slim margin of 4)


Five GOP Ideologically diverse caucuses

Freedom (36 members)
Main Street (70 members)
Moderate Governance Group (40+)
Republican Study Cmte (170)
Problem Solvers (bipartisan)

Debt Ceiling Budget Package:

$4.8 Trillion reduction in spending (return to spending level of 2021)

Extends Debt Limit to early 2024.

Vote was 217 to 215 (four GOP members voted no)

Kim Strassel has written a simple explanation of the gamesmanship now ongoing in the House, which appropriates (allocates) how our tax dollars are to be spent. From today’s Wall Street Journal Opinion page.

By Radiopatriot

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