Members of the House Freedom Caucus are making it harder for leadership to avoid a government shutdown, announcing on Monday that they’ll oppose a stopgap funding bill unless it caves to their terms.
Driving the news: The HFC is demanding more funding for border enforcement, cuts to the Department of Justice and FBI, and an end to “woke” policies at the Department of Defense.
“We refuse to support any such measure that continues Democrats’ bloated COVID-era spending and simultaneously fails to force the Biden Administration to follow the law and fulfill its most basic responsibilities,” they said in a statement.
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So to avoid a govt shutdown the House Freedom Caucus wants to take over control of the Pentagon and DOJ. LOL. Good luck with that. https://t.co/T17EY57Ydd
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) August 21, 2023