The bill allows the government to stay open for 45 days, giving the House and Senate more time to finish their funding legislation.
Which Republicans voted against the funding bill?
Congress now has until November 17 to pass legislation to fund the government to avoid a shutdown, leaving them more than a month to reach an agreement. McCarthy, a California Republican, is tasked with striking a deal that will both pass the Democratic-led Senate while also appeasing his conference’s most conservative members, who have threatened to file a motion to vacate his position if he opts to negotiate with moderate Democrats instead of them. The Republicans who voted against the funding bill are;
- Senator Marsha Blackburn (Tennessee)
- Senator Mike Braun (Indiana)
- Senator Ted Cruz (Texas)
- Senator Bill Hagerty (Tennessee)
- Senator Mike Lee (Utah)
- Senator Roger Marshall (Kansas)
- Senator Rand Paul (Kentucky)
- Senator Eric Schmitt (Missouri)
- Senator J.D. Vance (Ohio)