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'Recipe for chaos': White House criticizes U.S. government funding project

'Recipe for chaos': White House criticizes U.S. government funding project Photo: White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre (Getty Images)

The White House criticized the proposed bill by the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Mike Johnson, regarding a two-step temporary government funding, reports the Associated Press.

The White House deemed the bill unserious, impractical, and a threat to the country's national security and domestic programs. "This proposal is just a recipe for more Republican chaos and more shutdowns - full stop. House Republicans need to stop wasting time on their own political divisions, do their jobs, and work in a bipartisan way to prevent a shutdown," said White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre.

Shutdown threat

In September of the current year, the threat of a government shutdown was associated with the position of ultra-right Republicans who were blocking the passage of budget bills for the next fiscal year, calling for cuts to unnecessary expenses. They particularly opposed additional aid to Ukraine.

On its part, the White House had been trying until the last moment to include at least a compromise of 6 billion dollars for our country, but the initiative did not garner enough votes.

Additionally, the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden planned to secure approval for a package totaling over 40 billion dollars, with about 24 billion earmarked for Ukraine. Later, the White House proposed a package of 61.4 billion dollars, but it has not been considered yet.