'Livid' House Conservatives Poised for Next Battle with McCarthy
Many are upset that a debt-ceiling deal was met
The U.S. House of Representatives will reconvene in an atmosphere of political uncertainty on Monday, as Republican hardline conservatives clash with Speaker Kevin McCarthy and spoil for a new fight over federal government spending.
Lawmakers are due to return to Washington for the first time since 11 Republicans, including members of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, paralyzed the chamber floor for days last week, in protest over a bipartisan debt ceiling bill that passed the House on May 31 without some of the government spending cuts they had demanded.
"What you saw last week was out of total frustration among all of us. And we're actually more livid now," Representative Ralph Norman, a leading conservative, told Reuters.
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