Decision not likely for hours

While House Republicans prepared to gather for a 1 p.m. meeting to review the terms of the bipartisan agreement that passed the Senate early Tuesday morning, a GOP leadership aide said no decisions about when or whether to hold a vote were likely until much later in the day.

“The purpose of this meeting is to review what the Senate has passed, discuss potential options, and seek member feedback. No decision on the path forward is expected before another member meeting that will be held later today," the aide said via e-mail. 

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Lori Montgomery covers U.S. economic policy and the federal budget, focusing on efforts to tame the national debt.
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