Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blasted elements of Sen. Rick Scott’s 11-point plan to “Rescue America,” leveling a blunt public rebuke, saying he doesn’t back it while castigating two points of the proposals.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced that she will run for reelection in 2022, seeking a 19-term in Congress, but remained silent on whether she plans to seek to retain her position leading House Democrats.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said he “can’t vote” for President Biden’s $1.75 trillion Build Back Better social welfare spending bill, shocking the political world Sunday when he delivered a major blow to Democrats who hoped to pass the massive package ahead of a brutal 2022 midterm election.
The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack voted unanimously to move forward with criminal contempt of Congress charges against former President Trump’s Chief of Staff Mark Meadows over his refusing to comply with a subpoena to testify.
Reps. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) had a tense phone call Monday that was meant to defuse escalating tensions, but the “unproductive” call only exacerbated the feud between the two lawmakers.
McCarthy (R-CA) had other plans, unleashing a marathon blustering speech against President Biden’s Build Back Better legislation and broke the record for the chamber’s longest continuous speech in modern history.