Shutdown abgewendet: Ein gefährlicher Kompromiss

Hakeem Jeffries looked serious in the press room. „We need to start working sooner rather than later,“ said the leader of the Democrats in the US House of Representatives. Shortly before, the lower chamber of Congress surprisingly voted to fund the American federal government for at least the next few weeks. All sides had actually expected a shutdown. It would have been the logical result of a chaotic week in which the Republican-controlled House repeatedly failed to pass a budget for the administration. But on Saturday, they changed course.Kevin McCarthy, der Vorsitzende des US-Repräsentantenhauses, plötzlich um.