WASHINGTON — California House
The vote among the state's Republicans was 8 to 7 in favor of the legislation.
Every one of the state’s 38 House Democrats supported the measure, as did California’s Democratic Sens.
"I cannot say that I am proud of some of my colleagues for allowing this to go until the 11th hour, but I can say that I am undoubtedly relieved," said Rep.
"No more lemmings," Rep.
"The executive branch will set spending levels and whenever a fiscal deadline approaches, the Senate can simply refuse to negotiate with the House on any measure that does not meet its demands until
Other Republicans who voted no were Reps.
Republicans voting for the measure besides Nunes were Reps.
McCarthy said in a statement that as a result of Republican efforts in recent weeks, President
Miller said he voted for the measure because a government default would have "put the full faith and credit of the United States at risk, and in combination with the government shutdown, severely weakened job creation" at a time when unemployment remains high in his district.
Denham, who voted no, said, "The American people deserve long-term solutions to stop the spending, stop running up the debt and give real certainty to families across the country and the financial markets so we can get back on a path to economic success and job growth."
After the vote, Democrats and Republicans in the delegation blamed one another for the shutdown.
"I was frustrated to see the president and Senate leadership continually refuse to engage in bipartisan negotiations and neglect the opportunity to hash out real solutions to the problems threatening the prosperity of our country," McKeon said in a statement.
Some conservative groups urged Republicans to hold firm in insisting on defunding or making changes to the 2010 healthcare law as a condition for funding the government. But business groups pushed for a "yes" vote to avoid a potentially calamitous U.S. default.