Kansas City Shutdown Voting Amid Last Minute House Temp Funding Bill

A crisis averted for the moment . . . Here are the basics of a Saturday afternoon ruckus . . .

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a Kansas City Democrat, said he was disappointed that bill omitted aid to Ukraine, but he celebrated that legislation would ensure federal workers continue to receive paychecks and that mothers and children would continue to have access to the USDA’s nutrition assistance program.

“And after all the chaos and political theater, we ended up exactly where Democrats wanted from the very beginning: a bipartisan compromise that avoids a completely unnecessary and harmful government shutdown,” Cleaver said.

Three of the lawmakers from Kansas and Missouri voted against the bill  . . .

The rest of the Republicans from Kansas and Missouri and all three of the two states’ Democrats — Rep. Cori Bush and Cleaver of Missouri and Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas — voted in support of the bill.

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