Urgent: House approves debt ceiling/no budget/no pay bill
Per Pergram-Capitol Hill
The vote was 285 to 144.
Bill increases debt limit through May 18 without matching spending cuts. It also asks the House and Senate to approve a budget by April 15. If not, Congressional pay could be escrowed through late next year.
Some House Republicans applauded as the bill crossed the finish line.
Senior Producer for Capitol Hill