GOP Plunged Into Chaos As Party Rebels Revolt, Sink Defense Vote Again

  • House Republicans failed for the second time this week to pass a procedural hurdle for one of its 12 annual spending bills, a sign of the ongoing chaos over how to fund the government in the next fiscal year.
  • The Thursday vote failed 212-216, with five Republicans joining Democrats to tank the procedural bill, known as a rules vote. One GOP lawmaker voted “no” in a procedural maneuver to allow the legislation to be brought up again.
  • The five conservatives who tanked the bill are Reps. Dan Bishop, R-N.C., Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., Eli Crane, R-Ariz., and Matt Rosendale, R-Mont.
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