President Biden urged Republicans to back off playing “Russian roulette with the American economy” and help Democrats raise the debt ceiling ahead of the looming default deadline while torches the opposing party’s as “hypocritical, dangerous and disgraceful” in blocking the increase twice last week.
Senate GOP Blocks Dems Bill To Fund Government
Senate Republicans blocked a key procedural vote to advance the Democrat-backed measure to fund the government and suspend the debt ceiling Monday evening, leaving Democrats scrambling with less than three days to figure out how to avert a shutdown with its deadline looming at the end of the week.
McConnell Recognizes Biden As President-Elect: ‘The Electoral College Has Spoken’
"So today I want to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden. The president-elect is no stranger to the Senate," McConnell said.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) officially acknowledged Joe Biden as the president-elect for the first time since the Nov. 3 election Tuesday, becoming the highest-ranking Republican in congratulating the Democrat just a day after the Electoral College formally made the election results official.
Schumer Urges Senate Republicans To Cancel ‘Ridiculous Charade’ Election Hearing
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wants Senate Republicans to cancel their plans to convene a…
‘Squad’ Members Call To Expand Supreme Court After Barrett’s Confirmation
Before Judge Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in to become the ninth justice of the Supreme Court, members of the House progressive “Squad” group immediately expressed outraged to the news late Monday evening, with all four saying it is time to “expand the court.”