The Hill: GOP freshmen warn against shutdown
As published in the Hill
Eleven House GOP freshmen are urging fellow Republicans to pass a short-term spending bill to avoid a government shutdown next week.
The freshmen lawmakers, which include members of the centrist Main Street Partnership, warned that another shutdown like in 2013 would harm the economy and cause delays in government programs like research at the National Institutes of Health and veterans' disability claims...
The letter was spearheaded by Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) and Ryan Costello (R-Pa.), who both frequently align themselves with GOP leaders. Other signatories included Reps. Mimi Walters (Calif.), Dan Donovan (N.Y.), John Katko (N.Y.), Carlos Curbelo (Fla.), Amata Radewagen (American Samoa), Cresent Hardy (Nev.), Bruce Poliquin (Maine), Martha McSally (Ariz.), and Tom MacArthur (N.J.).