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McCarthy Sets 2023 Agenda Today, Shutdown Threat Looms Next Week

Sept. 23, 2022, 11:41 AM

House Republicans will roll out their “Commitment to America” today in Pittsburgh after spending more than a year developing it.

The GOP received advice along the way — and an address yesterday — from former Speaker Newt Gingrich, who spearheaded the 1994 Contract with America ahead of the party’s huge gains that year.

While that plan spelled out what Republicans planned to pass in their first 100 days, the 2022 version will be a little more vague on details — which some members said was just fine.

“I don’t think Americans want today to see legislative text,” Rep. Tom Emmer ...