Speaker Johnson to craft temp spending bill

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House Speaker Mike Johnson plans to move forward with crafting a temporary spending bill through Jan.15, a tactic that landed his predecessor in hot water.

Without the bill the Government will shut down on November 17th.

Johnson revealed his plan to the GOP conference on Wednesday.

When running for speaker, Johnson had said he would pursue a Continuing Resolution (CR) that runs through January 15 or April 15 but noted he was open to whichever option the conference preferred.

Former House Speaker McCarthy put a 45-day CR on the House floor to avoid a shutdown on Sept. 30 and it passed with Republican and Democrat votes.

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