4:54pm

Thu August 1, 2013
Politics

Appropriations Bills Continue To Collapse In The House

Originally published on Thu August 1, 2013 5:48 pm

House Republicans' plans to hold the line on federal spending and maintaining the cuts demanded by sequestration were thrown into doubt this week. Leaders abruptly pulled a transportation spending bill off the floor, prompting a rare public statement from the Republican chairman of the appropriations committee to lash out at the decision.