Monthly Archives: January, 2021
Six state attorneys general in red-leaning states have threatened legal action if President Joe Biden goes too far in implementing radical policies, including the repeal of immigration laws. The six — from Arkansas, Indiana, Mississippi, Montana, Texas and West Virginia — all signed a letter addressed to Biden expressing concern over the stack of executive orders he’s signed …
Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., accused President Biden of abandoning true unity for a “patina of unity” and said the president failed to reach out to his group of bipartisan centrist senators before releasing his $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus proposal earlier in January.
Biden adviser shrugs off filibuster, reconciliation concerns about stimulus: Americans ‘couldn’t care less’
Jared Bernstein, a member of President Biden‘s Council of Economic Advisers, claimed that passing the next round of coronavirus relief legislation is so important that Americans are not concerned with how it happens.
GOP lawmakers introduce bill to block funding to states that give driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants
A coalition of Republican lawmakers this week introduced legislation that would block funding to sanctuary states that give driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — the latest indicator of a significant gap between Republicans and the Biden administration on illegal immigration.
A Massachusetts congressman tested positive coronavirus just a few weeks after receiving the second of two doses of the Pfizer vaccine.
California Democrat, Rep. Maxine Waters has cashed in more than $1 million for her daughter through her campaigns since 2003, according to federal election data.
President Joe Biden on Thursday rescinded a regulation that barred U.S. foreign aid from being used to perform or promote abortions. His decision, while expected, was cheered by abortion-choice advocates and some humanitarian groups and denounced by anti-abortion groups.
Irritated by the sweeping use of executive orders during the COVID-19 crisis, state lawmakers around the U.S. are moving to curb the authority of governors and top health officials to impose emergency restrictions such as mask rules and business shutdowns.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday were among the many voices condemning the move by the retail trading platform Robinhood to restrict customers from trading shares of GameStop — but the sophomore congresswoman said she had no interest in working with Cruz to hold Robinhood accountable because Cruz “almost had me murdered 3 weeks ago.”