After years of bipartisan spending boosts, U.S. House GOP won’t lift debt ceiling without cuts

Republicans abandon approach they followed during Trump years

By: - May 25, 2023 10:18 am
Rep. Garret Graves, left, and Rep. Patrick McHenry

Louisiana GOP Rep. Garret Graves, left, and North Carolina Republican Rep. Patrick McHenry speak with reporters about debt limit and government spending negotiations outside the Republican National Committee in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. 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.