Democrats are hoping to pass both the partisan reconciliation package, as well as the bipartisan infrastructure bill, but their biggest opposition might just be themselves.
Conservatives target a New York Times editorialist for attacking Republicans over their opposition to an IRS surveillance program. The media has pushed for greater IRS surveillance of American citizens, claiming opposition to such surveillance is just Republicans being anti-democracy.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has accused the partisan January 6 committee of making politically motivated actions. He asserted the subpoena for former White House strategist Steve Bannon is invalid.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is confident her party is close to an agreement on the reconciliation package. The California representative declared an early victory during a Thursday presser.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said she’s “very disappointed” Democrats are not going ahead with the proposed $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill. During a press conference this week, she claimed the spending package would have been very transformative, but insisted it will still lead to extensive reform.
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.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for seemingly abandoning the American people amid the ongoing debt ceiling debate. In an interview on Sunday, McCarthy called Pelosi’s latest trip to Europe her “farewell tour.”
Capitol Hill conservatives say Nancy Pelosi’s failure to hold a vote on the Democrat infrastructure package this week shows Biden’s agenda is at risk.
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.