Fireworks erupt in the House Rules Committee as Jamie Raskin grills Matt Gaetz over Trump’s election fraud claims

Fireworks erupt in the House Rules Committee as Jamie Raskin grills Matt Gaetz over Trump’s election fraud claims

This post was originally published on this site Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) was questioned during a House Rules Committee hearing on Wednesday as he argued against a criminal referral of Steve Bannon to the Department of Justice after the Trump ally refused to comply with a congressional subpoena. “Do you...

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New details on Democratic negotiations to trim back $3.5 trillion spending bill

New details on Democratic negotiations to trim back $3.5 trillion spending bill

This post was originally published on this siteAfter a series of meetings at the White House with lawmakers, new details are emerging about possible cuts to the $3.5 trillion spending bill, in areas like community college tuition and guaranteed paid family leave. Nancy Cordes reports from the White House.

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Democrats say there is new momentum for a budget package

Democrats say there is new momentum for a budget package

This post was originally published on this siteCongress is back and trying to tackle a number of pressing issues before the end of the month, including negotiations over President Biden’s infrastructure and social spending packages.

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‘Big, big shifts’: How Biden’s civil rights pros have reoriented DOJ

‘Big, big shifts’: How Biden’s civil rights pros have reoriented DOJ

This post was originally published on this siteThe Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division has launched several major investigations under President Joe Biden, an aggressive start after years of neglect during the Trump-era.

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White House under pressure to act on voting rights, but it’s not ready to blow up the filibuster

White House under pressure to act on voting rights, but it’s not ready to blow up the filibuster

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House is under mounting pressure to get results on voting rights legislation, but sources tell CNN the Biden administration still isn’t ready to try to jam it through the Senate by force — even though the Senate’s latest voting bill is...

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Labor shortage, inflation pose political obstacles for Biden

Labor shortage, inflation pose political obstacles for Biden

This post was originally published on this siteMillions of Americans have yet to return to work after dropping out of the labor market amid the onset of the pandemic, posing serious political obstacles for President Biden as he rushes to cement his economic agenda. Though the U.S. economy…

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Biden, Trump tied in potential 2024 matchup: poll

Biden, Trump tied in potential 2024 matchup: poll

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden and former President Trump are tied in a potential head-to-head matchup in 2024, according to a new Grinnell College National Poll released Wednesday. Biden and Trump each won the support of 40 percent of likely voters…

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Biden Holds Office Hours As Manchin Takes Axe To Reconciliation Bill

Biden Holds Office Hours As Manchin Takes Axe To Reconciliation Bill

This post was originally published on this site President Joe Biden is calling in factions of primarily House members to the White House today. The progressives are at 2:00 p.m., followed by the moderates a couple hours later. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) will reportedly have a one-on-one earlier on Tuesday. Biden will...

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