House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTimeline: The Trump whistleblower complaint DC statehood push faces long odds despite record support Ukraine could badly damage both Donald Trump and the Democrats MORE (D-Calif.) unsuccessfully sought to force a vote on a stopgap measure Thursday to keep the government funded through the end of the fiscal year.

After the chair ruled Pelosi’s motion was out of order, the House voted to table the appeal of that ruling in a 187-170 vote.


Pelosi’s measure would have funded the rest of the government through Sept. 30 while extending a number of programs.

Republicans are scrambling to reach a deal to fund the government that meets President TrumpDonald John TrumpAlaska Republican Party cancels 2020 primary Ukrainian official denies Trump pressured president Trump goes after New York Times, Washington Post: 'They have gone totally CRAZY!!!!' MORE’s demand for $5 billion in funding for his wall. It’s not clear if a bill with $5 billion for the wall can pass the House.

Trump said Thursday he won’t support legislation needed to avert a looming government shutdown if it doesn’t meet his demand. Parts of the government will shut down Saturday without a new funding measure.