By Patrick OConnor - 03/16/05 12:00 AM EST
|Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) yesterday rejected leadership’s compromise on the budget as Majority Whip Roy BluntRoy BluntOvernight Finance: Senate sends Puerto Rico bill to Obama | Treasury, lawmakers to meet on tax rules | Obama hits Trump on NAFTA | Fed approves most banks' capital plans Overnight Healthcare: Sanders, Clinton ally jockey for health gavel Overnight Tech: Facebook's changes worry publishers | First stage of spectrum auction ends | Clinton recruits from Silicon Valley MORE (R-Mo.) vowed to pass a bill soon, creating the potential for a showdown on the House floor.|
Pence, the chairman of the Republican Study Committee (RSC), on Tuesday afternoon left a meeting with Blunt, Chief Deputy Whip Eric CantorEric CantorLobbying world The Trail 2016: 11 hours, 800 pages, 0 changed minds Juan Williams: The capitulation of Paul Ryan MORE (R-Va.) and Reps. Mark KirkMark KirkSenate panel approves 0M for international climate fund Senator calls for pause in accepting Syrian refugees after Istanbul attack Overnight Healthcare: Blame game over Zika funding MORE (R-Ill.) and Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) without accepting any of leadership’s three compromise measures on the budget.