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Energy Secretary Blows Off Biden’s Failure To Pass Infrastructure, Claims He’s Uniting Democrats

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm dismissed President Joe Biden’s failure to pass the infrastructure and accompanying spending bills prior to his trip overseas.Granholm joined NBC’s Chuck Todd on Sunday’s broadcast of “Meet the Press” where she argued that despite the fact that Democrats still appeared to be struggling to reach a deal within their own party,…

Haunted House: Nancy Pelosi Spooked as She Punts Again on Vote to Pass So-Called...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) punted on Thursday on a planned vote for the $1.2 trillion so-called bipartisan infrastructure bill. Pelosi slated to have the House vote on the so-called bipartisan infrastructure bill, or the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on Thursday. The bill passed through the Senate in August with the help of 19…

Left Wing Democrats Stand Firm Against Standalone Infrastructure Vote

Left wing Democrats are holding firm against voting for the bipartisan infrastructure bill until the House is set to vote on President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act as well.Rep. Pramila Jayapal, a Democrat from Washington state who chairs the caucus, said Thursday evening that “dozens of our [CPC] members insist on keeping both bills…

Here’s How Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema Fare In Their Own States

Both Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona have seen their approval ratings slide in their home states in recent months, a new poll shows.While Manchin’s approval has fallen from 42% in late March to 41% now, Sinema’s has fallen from 48% to 42% over the same time frame, according to…

GOP Rep. Nehls: We Shouldn’t Fund Electric Charging Stations in $1.2 Trillion Bill, GM...

On Saturday’s “Fox News Live,” Rep. Troy Nehls (R-TX) argued against funding for electric vehicle charging stations in the $1.2 trillion spending bill by saying that the government doesn’t build gas stations and “General Motors and Tesla should be paying for these.” Nehls said that while he does support spending on roads and bridges, he…

Democrat Gottheimer Livid Over Pelosi Postponing ‘Bipartisan’ Infrastructure Bill Vote

Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) released a statement late Friday night in which he fumed over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) breaking her promise to vote on the “bipartisan” infrastructure bill this past week. “It’s deeply regrettable that Speaker Pelosi breached her firm, public commitment to Members of Congress and the American people to hold a…

Far-Left Coalition Releases Ads to Pressure Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema on Reconciliation Package

BlueGreen Alliance, a far-left coalition of labor and environmental groups, is placing a six-figure ad buy in five states to pressure members of Congress to pass President Joe Biden’s radical agenda. The Hill reported the groups are spending $450,000 on the ads that will start Monday, running on social media platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook, as well as online…

Report: WH Staff Veto Joe Biden, Keep Him from Taking Democrat Lawmakers’ Questions

President Joe Biden’s staff members prevented the president from taking questions during a Democrat caucus meeting on Capitol Hill, amid high-stakes negotiations that have imperiled his multi-trillion-dollar agenda and exasperated the schism between the party’s corporatist and socialist factions. Politico reporter Sarah Ferris said Biden offered to take questions from Democrat lawmakers upon concluding his remarks,…

Biden After Meeting With House Democrats About Economic Agenda: ‘We’re Gonna Get This Done’

President Joe Biden told reporters Friday that he was in no rush to see his bipartisan infrastructure bill and budget pass Congress as Democratic divisions over the two slow their path to becoming law.“We’re gonna get this done,” Biden said after meeting with the House Democratic caucus on Capitol Hill Friday. “It doesn’t matter when.…

Progressive Caucus Chair Jayapal: ‘Majority of Our Members’ Won’t Support Infrastructure Bill Without Reconciliation...

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) said that the majority of the members of the Progressive Caucus will not support the smaller infrastructure bill without the reconciliation package. Host Wolf Blitzer asked, “If the infrastructure bill — the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill — does come to…

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