By Matt Vespa
The government shutdown has been averted. In a shocking move, Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s stopgap measure to keep Congress from shutting down passed with overwhelming support, clinching over 330 votes. It now goes to the Senate, which is expected to pass the measure before midnight. It explains why the House is in recess until Monday.
Yet, before the vote, Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) was busted pulling the fire alarm in Cannon. Speaker McCarthy wants an ethics investigation, while House Democrat leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) refused to comment until he saw the video. Sarah wrote about it earlier today: