Senate Democrats turned against their own by voting not to raise the federal minimum wage to $15. On Friday, the 58-to-42 vote sustained GOP objections against the wage increase.
COVID-19 relief bill
Far-left activists gathered outside the U.S. Capitol demanding that lawmakers pass a COVID-19 relief bill that gives universal basic income to everyone.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) condemned Democrats’ approach to COVID-19 relief as “totally partisan.” In a press conference on Tuesday, McConnell said the Biden administration has shown it is pretty far left across the board.
Republican lawmakers are speaking out against Democrat efforts to save blue states from debt with billion of dollars from the COVID-19 relief bill.
House Republican leadership has recommended a “no” vote on advancing a nearly $2 trillion Democrat-led COVID-19 relief bill.