GOP Whip John Thune told CNN there was concern among members that a commission "could be weaponized politically" by the Democrats.
Pelosi told MSNBC Biden's infrastructure plan is "transformative" and his proposed tax increases to fund the plan will put the US on a better path.
Biden has been unrelenting in his view that now is the time for bold change in America, and so far, Republicans have largely been unable to stop him.
Transportation Sec. Buttigieg said a tax on vehicle miles traveled, plus Obama-era municipal bonds, could be viable infrastructure funding options.
"I don't think our guys are going take the bait on that," one top Senate Republican said as Democrats assemble a massive jobs package.
The federal estate tax only affects estates valued at over $11.7 million, but two Republicans just reintroduced legislation to repeal "the death tax."
Biden was clear on his stimulus intentions weeks ago during a meeting with 10 GOP senators who were advocating their smaller $680 billion proposal.
President Donald Trump announced the selection of Herman Cain, the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, for the Federal Reserve Board on April 4. A variety of personal issues and Cain’s lack of economic background have already imperiled his nomination, according to reports. The likelihood that Cain […]
Some Senate Republicans are opposing President Donald Trump’s suggestion that he may declare a national emergency to try to secure funding for a border wall. While some of these senators support Trump’s aim of building a wall on the southwestern US border, all have expressed concern about declaring a national […]
Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. Republicans opted to have a seasoned prosecutor question Ford instead of doing it themselves. Most Republicans emerged from the hearing unmoved, with Democrats maintaining that Ford’s […]
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Friday asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify. Two congressional committees have now asked Zuckerberg to appear, while others are said to be preparing to do so. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Friday requested public testimony from […]
Top Senate Republican John Thune has called on House Republicans to heed the warning issued by the FBI on the release of the controversial and allegedly misleading memo authored by GOP Rep. Devin Nunes. The FBI had issued a rare statement on the memo, citing “grave concerns” about its accuracy. […]
Democrats want to pause the tax reform process until Alabama’s Senator-elect Doug Jones is seated. Top Republicans do not seem likely to alter the schedule as the year comes to an end. WASHINGTON – Democrats are rolling out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s old quotes about delaying major policy votes […]
The Republican tax bill is being ironed out by a conference committee to resolve differences between the House and Senate versions of the plan. The members of the conference committee have not come to a solution on major discrepancies between the two plans. Despite the issues, GOP leaders are still […]
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