U.S. House GOP spending bills falter as Congress struggles to avoid a shutdown

Andy Biggs was among five Republicans who voted to stymie the annual defense spending bill

By: and - September 19, 2023 3:49 pm

U.S. Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks to reporters after a House Republican conference meeting at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 19, 2023 in Washington, D.C. Photo by Drew Angerer | Getty Images

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