From the Rules Committee Meeting


Our Susan Crabtree reports in from the late night Rules Committee meeting …

The House Rules Committee met at 11 p.m. Thursday and voted on a party-line 8 to 4 vote for allowing GOP leaders to revise and vote on the Budget Control Act without going back to the Rules Committee anytime through Aug. 2, but not before Democrats angrily accused Republicans of pulling the vote because some of their members had issues with $17 billion in the bill for Pell grants. Rep. David Dreier (R-CA) said only “there are a number of issues” GOP hold-out members have with the bill.

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