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Appropriations on the skids

CQ Budget, Episode No. 291

Sen. Ron Johnson blocked consideration of a three-bill spending package on the floor.
Sen. Ron Johnson blocked consideration of a three-bill spending package on the floor. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

The Senate’s first fiscal 2024 spending package stalled on the floor as hard-line conservatives rebelled, while House leaders had to abandon plans to take up their Defense spending bill. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Peter Cohn and Paul M. Krawzak discuss the challenge to get appropriations back on track and House GOP efforts to reach an intraparty deal on a stopgap funding measure.

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