McCarthy’s last-ditch plan to keep the government open collapses, making a shutdown almost certain
Chart showing what will happen if the government shuts down.
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., pauses as he addresses reporters about efforts to pass appropriations bills and avert a looming government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Sept. 29, 2023. He is joined at right by House Homeland Security Chair Mark Green, R-Tenn., and Rep. Monica de la Cruz, R-Texas. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)