Joe Biden’s running out of chances to show GOP lawmakers that he’s ready to ditch partisanship. On Monday, he told reporters that he’s ready to fight for his $2.3 trillion infrastructure bill. Republicans fear Democrats will push through the bill without their input much like they did with the massive coronavirus relief package passed last month.
Joe Biden held his first cabinet meeting and choose to celebrate the diversity of his secretaries as opposed to their qualifications. Instead of reassuring Americans that he had selected the best men and women for their respective jobs during his first meeting, he praised how they all looked so different from one another.
A divided Biden White House has been struggling to stay firm in the face of increased Chinese aggression. Last week, China blacklisted the wife of Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) as well as a group of Canadian lawmakers and British officials.
A Republican group called Club for Growth has been ramping up political pressure on Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.).