October 27, 2021

Report: Joe Manchin Reveals Democrats Will Likely Miss Reconciliation’s Halloween Deadline

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Monday told reporters Democrats will likely miss the Halloween deadline for passing the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package. “There is an awful lot going on. I don’t know how that would happen,” Manchin said in relation to the reconciliation package. Manchin also suggested Democrats should have a “meeting of the minds.”   Manchin did meet with socialist…

GOP Rep. Ellzey Urges Congress to Go Back into Session to Extend August 31 Deadline, Take Back Bagram Air Base

Sunday on Fox News Channel’s “America Reports,” Rep. Jake Ellzey (R-TX) called on Congress to be called back into session to have the Afghanistan evacuation August 31 deadline extended and to take back the Bagram Air Base. Ellzey, who completed tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Navy fighter pilot, emphasized that the United States…

House Armed Services Chair Smith: We Need to ‘Go Outside of the Airport’ to Complete Evacuation, August 31 Deadline Won’t Work

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Alex Witt Reports,” House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) said that completing the evacuation of Afghanistan will clearly extend beyond the August 31 deadline and “We’re going to have to go outside of the airport in order to get the Americans and the SIV holders out.” Smith said, “I…

Over 100 Lawmakers Call for 2020 Tax Filing Deadline Extension

Over 100 House members have signed a bipartisan letter asking the IRS on Tuesday to delay the April 15 tax filing date. “Millions of stressed-out taxpayers, businesses and preparers would appreciate an extension of the deadline to file their 2020 tax returns,” members of Congress said in a letter addressed to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig…

Newsom Responds to Recall Attempt as Campaign Deadline Approaches 

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has responded to a recall campaign against him after avoiding the subject for months. During a radio interview with KQED on March 12, he said the recall has more to do with his political opponents than with his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. His opponents have more concern with his broad progressive agenda, he said. “It’s about immigration,”…

Trump Delivers: U.S., Canada Strike Deal to Replace NAFTA Hours Before U.S.-Mexico Deadline.

The U.S., Mexico, and Canada came to a late-hours agreement Sunday to create a trilateral trade deal to replace NAFTA that is being deemed the USMCA, U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Senior Trump administration officials briefed reporters late Sunday night on the new deal, just one hour before the deadline set to send a U.S.-Mexico deal to Congress. […]

GOP posts text of $1.3T spending bill with shutdown deadline days away.

Congressional Republican leaders released the final version of a proposed $1.3 trillion spending bill Wednesday evening, approximately 52 hours before the deadline to avoid a partial government shutdown. The 2,232 page “omnibus” bill was made public hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., dashed through a Washington snowstorm to meet with President Trump at the […]

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