Split in U.S. House GOP raises potential for government shutdown this fall

‘We’re in a difficult spot right now. I regret that we are here,’ said Rep. Steve Womack

By: - August 2, 2023 4:00 pm

The stalemate stems from a split among House Republicans about how much the government should spend and whether the bills should be filled with far-right policy objectives. (Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.