Rules Committee sets emergency meeting to fix typo on regulatory freeze bill

Earlier in the day, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) asked for a quick floor fix, but Rep. Gerry ConnollyGerry ConnollyDemocrats stage protest during brief House session 3 rays of sunshine on Pentagon foreign aid Dem protest ignites debate about control of House cameras MORE (D-Va.) said he would reserve his right to deny the unanimous consent needed.

The Rules Committee is expected to approve a rule to fix the language in the bill, which is the same change the GOP was seeking by unanimous consent. Republicans anticipate that the rule can be approved and that the bill itself can still be passed in its corrected form by Thursday, as Republicans had originally planned.


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