The Republican Party has flipped a seat in the Iowa House of Representatives that was held by Democrats for the past 46 years. In a special election Tuesday, GOP candidate Jon Dunwell defeated Democrat Steve Mullan in Iowa’s 29th District by getting almost 60 percent of the vote.
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid is in Washington D.C. to hold meetings with U.S. officials. The former news anchor arrived Tuesday amid the revival of Iran nuclear talks. Lapid was welcomed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in a joint press conference.
A new point of contention has surfaced for the already divided Democrat Party in the debate over the $3.5 trillion spending plan, that being the Hyde Amendment. Joe Biden took a weak stance on whether abortions should be federally funded on Tuesday.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo derided Joe Biden’s foreign policy decisions and how they are putting the lives of Americans in harms way. On Sunday, Pompeo stressed the Biden administration has “given up on securing the border.”
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) slams Joe Biden for failing to rally the Democrat Party as they continue arguing over passing legislation. During an interview on Sunday, Barrasso thought Biden would help negotiate between progressive and moderate Democrats, but instead “surrendered to the radical wing of his party.
Former GOP New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Joe Biden’s campaign promises were dead. Giving commentary on ABC’s This Week on Sunday, Christie stressed Biden’s agenda faced a fatal blow last week as Congress failed to pass his budget and infrastructure bills.
In-fighting within the Democrat Party may spell the end for Joe Biden’s ambitious infrastructure spending plan. The vote regarding the smaller bipartisan bill is set to take place in the House on Thursday.