apparently this one is going to cut about 8Bn; twice what the last CR did.

So that's an interesting tactic. if the Democrats won't agree to cut 60 Bn in one fell swoop, let's just make them cut a few more billion every two weeks.

Blaming Democrats' 'lack of action,' House GOP prepares a second stopgap

House GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) says Republicans are preparing to move a second short-term funding measure to avert a potential government shutdown.

McCarthy told reporters Tuesday morning the Senate does not have enough time before the current stopgap funding measure expires March 18 to fully negotiate a long-term bill to fund government operations through September...

“Republicans will be prepared in the House to do another two-, three- or four-week CR, but each time, we’re going to go at it taking more bites, making sure we have cuts out there that will make the economy stronger,” McCarthy said at a breakfast hosted by The Christian Science Monitor...