U.S. House GOP plan calls for federal spending cuts, conditions on debt limit increase

Democrats in reaction slammed agreement as potentially leading to partial government shutdown, an economic crisis or both

By: - January 10, 2023 12:31 pm
From right to left, U.S. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Rep.-elect Ralph Norman (R-SC), and Rep.-elect Majorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) talk in the House Chambe

In this file photo, from right to left, U.S. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Rep.-elect Ralph Norman (R-S.C.), and Rep.-elect Majorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) talk in the House Chamber during the fourth day of elections for Speaker of the House at the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2023, in Washington, D.C.(Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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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.

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