Risch presses Blinken over alleged Biden mute ‘button’
Senate Republicans want the majority to raise the ceiling along party lines. If it doesn’t, they’re in no mood to play nice.
It’s a scaled-down version of previous legislation that would have made sweeping changes to the elections process, but it still seems doomed in the Senate.
So far, top Republicans are staying quiet about the Sept. 18 protest on the Hill in defense of some Capitol riot defendants.
A lack of support from some of the same Democrats prompted the president to pull his initial pick to lead the agency last week.
His comments come one day after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) appeared cool to a centerpiece of Democratic plans to address climate change.
Sen. Joe Manchin has only grown bolder in his opposition to spending $3.5 trillion to transform social programs, prompting irritation in his caucus.
Now some wonder if the Democrats’ plans will end up pocked by glitches and other miscues, like those that plagued the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.