Speaker Kevin McCarthy may have avoided a shutdown for 47 days, but he has a big problem: Some House Republicans are rooting to close it down.
Republicans seized on the apparent stunt with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy saying the incident “should not go without punishment.”
The senator voted on a spending bill on Thursday morning, but missed two subsequent votes that afternoon.
The former San Francisco mayor served five terms in the U.S. Senate, where she fought for gun control and against torture, and always knew how to cross the aisle.
The oldest sitting member of Congress had been in poor health in her final years.
A negative social media campaign against the Florida congressman has taken center stage in the latest House Republican squabble as a government shutdown looms.
The Democrat senator, who is facing growing calls to resign, pleaded not guilty in Manhattan court to accusations of taking bribes, including stacks of cash and gold bars.