Trump accused Senate Republicans of bowing to Democrats and warned them to "think twice before you approve this terrible deal."
McConnell's approval comes after Sens. Portman and Sinema met with President Biden last month to negotiate the framework of the infrastructure deal.
The last time the minimum wage went up, "I Gotta Feeling" topped the charts and "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" was top of the box office.
Portman said on ABC's "This Week" Sunday said Trump is the party's leader due to his high popularity and the "big turnout" at his Ohio comeback rally.
Sen. Angus King told Insider "there's a lot of money we're leaving on the table." The IRS told Congress $1 trillion or more is uncollected annually.
A new GOP compromise COVID-19 bill would cap income eligibility for direct payments at $US50,000. Under the GOP proposal, the payments would also be reduced to $US1,000 from $US1,400. The bill’s backers want to meet with Joe Biden and are urging Democrats not to bypass Republicans. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Sen. Rob Portman announced on Monday that he will not seek reelection in 2022. The Ohio Republican said that “it has gotten harder and harder to break through the partisan gridlock and make progress on substantive policy.” Portman has served as senator since 2011. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Congress is deadlocked on another stimulus package with fierce disagreements on the amount of federal spending needed. Many economists have said additional action is needed to keep jobless people afloat since unemployment remains in the double digits. Four plans under consideration are additional stimulus checks, extra unemployment payments, hazard pay, […]
Over 30 million people are collecting unemployment benefits due to the recession stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. Democrats and Republicans are split on how to address the historic unemployment crisis. Ideas include extending ramped-up unemployment benefits, paying people to return to work, and supplementing state benefits so they amount to […]
General Motors announced that it would stop producing cars at three North American plants and slash its workforce. One of the plants being shuttered is in Lordstown, Ohio. Ohio politicians blasted the move. “For decades, workers in the Mahoning Valley have made a commitment to GM, and today GM let […]
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