Posts Tagged ‘bipartisan’

In gift to rich tax cheats, Republicans strip IRS funds from bipartisan infrastructure bill

Under pressure from well-heeled conservative advocacy organizations and donors, Republican senators have removed funding for IRS enforcement from an emerging bipartisan infrastructure plan, threatening to tank a proposed crackdown on rich tax cheats. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), part of the 22-member bipartisan group that’s rushing to hash out the details of the infrastructure bill ahead of […]

Opinion | Republicans Shouldn’t Sign on to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

The conventional wisdom is that the Senate has to prove that it can work, and the test of its functioning is how much of Biden’s spending Republicans endorse. This is a distorted view of the Senate’s role, which shouldn’t be to get on board a historic spending spree for which Biden won no mandate and […]

Dem Rep. Porter: Pelosi Won’t Allow Vote on Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Without Reconciliation Bill

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) discussed a meeting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) had with her caucus earlier in the day and stated that Pelosi will hold the bipartisan infrastructure bill and not bring it up for a vote until the budget reconciliation vote is ready to be […]

Bipartisan Senators Reach Deal on Infrastructure ‘Framework,’ to Meet Biden

A bipartisan senators’ group working on a major infrastructure package said Wednesday it had crafted a “framework” for a deal, and that members plan to meet President Joe Biden on Thursday for further discussion. Emerging from a meeting with top White House officials, lawmakers said talks had been productive but cautioned that unresolved issues remained. […]

Senators to pitch bipartisan infrastructure plan to Biden

A bipartisan gang of senators is seeking President Joe Biden’s support for a $953 billion infrastructure plan, raising hopes for a breakthrough agreement after arduous negotiations on his top legislative priority. Biden has invited members of the group of 21 senators, Republicans and Democrats to the White House on Thursday. The pared-down plan, with $559 […]

Bipartisan senators reach tentative plan on infrastructure

A bipartisan group of senators reached a tentative framework on an infrastructure deal Wednesday ahead of a crucial meeting with President Joe Biden at the White House That’s according to a person familiar with the negotiations who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private talks. Biden has invited members from the group of […]

Bipartisan Senators, Joe Biden Strike Infrastructure Deal

A group of Republican and Democrat lawmakers announced Wednesday that they had struck a deal with President Joe Biden on a potential infrastructure package. The senators will meet with Biden Thursday, although they said that his advisers confirmed that they had signed off on the compromise. The plan would reportedly include $579 billion in new […]

Longtime C-SPAN anchor Steve Scully to depart for bipartisan think tank

C-SPAN placed Scully on administrative leave last October after he admitted to lying about an exchange on social media with Anthony Scaramucci, a former communications director to former President Donald Trump who has since become a fierce Trump critic. Scully returned to work in January. The controversy unfolded shortly after Scully — who served as […]

Bipartisan Senators Strike Tentative Infrastructure Deal

Ten Senate Republicans and Democrats struck a deal Thursday in what they believe is a “realistic” compromise on an infrastructure framework. Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Lisa Murkowski (D-AK), Rob Portman (R-OH), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Mark Warner (D-VA) said in […]

Manchin: ‘I Don’t Think You Should’ Pass Infrastructure with Just Democrats, ‘We Need to Be Bipartisan’

During a portion of an interview with NBC on Thursday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) stated that he doesn’t think infrastructure should be passed with solely Democratic support and that “we need to be bipartisan. … I’ve never seen a pothole that had a Republican or Democrat name on it.” NBC Capitol Hill Correspondent Garrett Haake […]

Dem Rep. Crow: Still a Chance for GOP to Show a Fraction of ‘Courage’ with Bipartisan 1/6 Commission

Representative Jason Crow (D-CO) said Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that Republican lawmakers can “show a very small fraction of the courage that is shown every day by our troops to do the right thing for our country” by creating a bipartisan January 6 commission. When asked about the failed 1/6 commission Senate vote, Crow said, […]

Biden Will ‘Change Course’ If Bipartisan Talks on Infrastructure Bill Stall: White House Adviser

White House senior adviser Cedric Richmond said Sunday that President Joe Biden intends to “change course” if the current approach of bipartisan talks with Republicans on achieving an infrastructure package stall. Richmond’s comments come as Biden and his administration are endeavoring to convince Republicans to accept their scope of what an infrastructure package should entail […]

Bipartisan Letter Opposing Conditions on US Aid to Israel Joined by 75% of US House Members

The US Capitol dome is seen in Washington, US, December 17, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Erin Scott A bipartisan group of 331 US House members — comprising more than three-quarters of the body — signed a letter Thursday rejecting any conditions placed on US aid to Israel, one week after controversial legislation that would do so was […]

Biden-Led Bipartisan Meeting on Infrastructure Gets Positive Reviews

Doubts still linger about size of plan, which includes $400 billion for the care of the elderly and disabled A meeting on Monday led by President Joe Biden that featured legislators from both sides of the aisle received positive reviews from Republicans and Democrats as Congress tries to hammer out a major infrastructure package that […]

Problem Solvers Caucus Announces Bipartisan Trip to Southern Border

The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus (PSC) announced Sunday that they will travel to the southern border Monday to witness the migrant crisis unfolding. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) said a delegation of the Problem Solvers Caucus will travel to the southern border for a two-day visit. The delegation will travel to Rep. […]

Bipartisan ‘No Hate Act’ Introduced in US Congress to Combat Tide of Bigoted Violence

People participate in a Stop Asian Hate rally at Columbus Park in New York City, U.S., April 3, 2021. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon US Jewish groups praised the reintroduction on Thursday of bipartisan legislation to fight the rising tide of hate crimes against Asian-Americans and other groups, through better reporting systems and more law enforcement training. The […]

Nelson wins bipartisan praise in bid for top NASA job

President Joe Biden officially announced his plans to nominate Nelson, an ardent supporter of the space program and friend of the president, on Friday morning, citing his work in Congress on the 2010 NASA Authorization Bill and his flight aboard the space shuttle in 1986 as reasons he is qualified for the job. “I am […]

Menendez: With Senate, House Control Dems Will Finally Pass Bipartisan Immigration Reform

Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Live” that President Joe Biden’s major immigration reform will finally pass because Democrats control the House, Senate, and move forward votes. Menendez said, “We have a president in President Biden who has leaned into this. The legislation that I introduced today and Congresswoman Linda Sanchez has introduced […]

Warren: ‘Not Going to Spend Much More Time’ Trying for Bipartisan Support on COVID Relief

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Cross Connection,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) stated that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will either have to “step up and join us,” on COVID relief, “or we’re going to call his bluff. Me, I’m already at that point.” And that “if Republicans aren’t going to come, we’re not going […]

House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Elevate Status of US Envoy on Antisemitism

The House of Representatives Building and the East Portico of the US Capitol. Photo: Flickr. JNS.org – A bipartisan bill to elevate the status of the US envoy on antisemitism passed in the US House of Representatives on Dec. 31—one of the last bills to pass the 116th Congress. The Special Envoy to Monitor and […]

J Street backs bipartisan Senate effort to block Trump’s massive UAE arms sale

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Sanders: ‘We’ve Got to Go a Lot Further Than’ Bipartisan COVID Relief Proposal

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated that the bipartisan coronavirus relief proposal is “a start.” “But we’ve got to go a lot further than what that proposal now entails.” Sanders stated that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) proposal “is literally laughable. He doesn’t have a nickel for unemployment supplements. […]

McConnell rebuffs bipartisan Covid proposal while circulating another partisan GOP bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brushed aside a middle-ground Covid proposal from a bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday looking to break the legislative stalemate over a new pandemic relief deal, saying lawmakers couldn’t afford to “waste time” on “messaging games.” The Kentucky Republican then indicated he’s revamping partisan GOP legislation after consulting Trump administration […]

Bipartisan efforts aiming to halt Trump’s multibillion arms sale to UAE

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Confronting Bipartisan Repression And The US-led Axis Of Domination Beyond Election Day

No matter who sits in the white peoples’ house, we will have to continue to fight for social justice, democracy, and People(s)-Centered Human Rights. “Our survival depends on seeing this violent, barbarian behemoth for what it is.” Chaos, violence, legal challenges, voter suppression and party suppression all culminated in the pathetic display of democratic degeneration […]

Bipartisan House bill backs Israel’s deals with UAE, Bahrain, calls on other states to join

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Bipartisan effort to oust the outsider Trump makes 2nd US stimulus unlikely

September 07, 2020 By Ramin Mazaheri and by author permission crossposted with Sputniknews. We are currently experiencing the biggest era of American division in 50 years, but one thing Americans are united in is that they want additional coronavirus stimulus: a poll last week showed 70% of respondents demand a re-routing of taxes back their way. […]

“Bipartisan” Washington Insiders Reveal Their Plan for Chaos if Trump Wins the Election

A group of Democratic Party insiders and former Obama and Clinton era officials as well as a cadre of “Never Trump” neoconservative Republicans have spent the past few months conducting simulations and “war games” regarding different 2020 election “doomsday” scenarios.  Per several media reports on the group, called the Transition Integrity Project (TIP), they justify […]

Outgoing Israeli consul in N.Y.C.: ‘Nothing is bipartisan in America anymore, nothing’

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Gaza massacre ends American political oath: Israel support is bipartisan

To be in Israel during a historic massacre, as I was on Monday, is a special experience, and one whose meaning will sink in for a while. I wonder what I will remember in five years’ time, or ten. This is what I can tell you two days later. All that afternoon in the gathering […]

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