D.C. spending standoff ahead as U.S. House Republicans demand $130 billion in cuts

By: - June 15, 2023 5:00 am
The lighted exterior of the U.S. Capitol at night

The debit limit package passed by the U.S. House on May 31, 2023, would shield veterans, senior citizens, law enforcement and schools from the more severe budget cuts that Republicans proposed in their original debt limit bill, U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene of Washington said . (Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.