GOP Senators Tell McConnell They’ll Only Accept Short-Term Spending Bill

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and three other Republican senators delivered a letter to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., this week, reiterating the need for a short-term Continuing Resolution that only covers funding the federal government through early January — shortly after the GOP-controlled Congress convenes.

The other signatories of the Wednesday letter include: Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Rick Scott, R-Fla., and Mike Braun, R-Ind.

The GOP senators wrote: “The undersigned stand with the voters. We believe it would be both imprudent, and a reflection of poor leadership, for Republicans to ignore the will of the American people and rubber stamp an omnibus spending bill that funds ten more months of President Biden’s agenda without any check on his reckless policies that have led to a 40-year high in inflation. 

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