U.S. House conservatives balk at short-term funding patch that would avert shutdown

WASHINGTON — The most conservative Republicans in the U.S. House announced Tuesday they won’t support the short-term spending bill that’s needed to stop a partial government shutdown from beginning on Oct. 1. Freedom Caucus Chair Scott Perry, a Pennsylvania Republican, said the group is not interested in a stopgap spending bill that “continues the policies … Continue reading U.S. House conservatives balk at short-term funding patch that would avert shutdown