GOP Speaker of the House Mike Johnson collaborated with Democrats to pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the Biden Administration without slashing government spending or allocating funds to secure the southern border, all while forcing the taxpayers to continue funding the persecution of President Trump and the J6 Patriots.
The House of Representatives, under newly-installed GOP Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, passed a $1.6 trillion Continuing Resolution on Tuesday, averting a government shutdown while enraging conservative legislators and voters alike by not making a single cut to government spending. The CR is expected to sail through the Senate and be signed by Joe Biden well before the end of Friday deadline.
It passed the House with mostly Democrat support, leaving what many are calling a black eye on the young Johnson speakership, which only came to pass after ex-speaker Kevin McCarthy was deposed for his similar refusal to cut spending, among other failures.
In all, the uni-party spending bill, which was the brainchild of Speaker Johnson, passed with the support of 209 Democrats (all but 2 voting Democrat members) and just 127 Republicans.
Johnson’s uni-party Continuing Resolution was vehemently opposed by members of the House Freedom Caucus, who publicly lamented the spending bill, comparing it to the failed work of Kevin McCarthy.
As National File reported ahead of the bill’s passing:
“The House Freedom Caucus opposes the proposed ‘clean’ Continuing Resolution as it contains no spending reductions, no border security, and not a single meaningful win for the American People,” the House Freedom Caucus said in a statement attached to [an] X post.
“While we remain committed to working with Speaker Johnson, we need bold change,” the Freedom Caucus added.
In a Tuesday morning interview on Steve Bannon’s War Room, Freedom Caucus Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) spoke out against the Johnson CR, reaffirming the official position of the House Freedom Caucus in telling Bannon that “If we capitulate to this package…I think that the base leaves us.”
“I think the base says, ‘Well you guys are no different ultimately than you were under McCarthy’,” Biggs said.
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