McConnell urges passage of $1.7 trillion spending deal in race to Friday deadline

Some House Republicans vow to retaliate against McConnell, other Senate Republicans who support the package

By: - December 20, 2022 2:17 pm

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell walks to the Senate chamber from his office in the U.S. Capitol last month. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/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.