House GOP pushes back vote on spending agreement to Thursday

The House will vote Thursday, not Wednesday, on the agreement to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year.

House Majority Leader Eric CantorEric CantorJohn Feehery: GOP: Listen to Reince The Trail 2016: Dems struggle for unity Overnight Regulation: Supreme Court rejects GOP redistricting challenge MORE's (R-Va.) office said the House vote on the agreement to cut nearly $40 billion from the rest of the 2011 budget would take place Thursday.

Cantor had initially scheduled a vote for Wednesday. But because the final legislation was not introduced until 2 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Republicans were forced to push back the vote or violate a new GOP rule requiring that all legislation be posted online for three days before a vote.

The vote will make for a busy second half of the week for House Republicans; they're expected to consider Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanOvernight Finance: GOP makes its case for impeaching IRS chief | Clinton hits Trump over housing crash remarks | Ryan's big Puerto Rico win Mellman: Parsing the polls VA chief 'deeply' regrets if Disney comment offended vets MORE's (R-Wis.) 2012 budget blueprint as well.

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