November 26, 2021

Asian Shares Slip After Biden-Xi Talks, Global Shares Mixed

Global shares were tangled on Nov. 17 yet Asian shares failed to see market-boosting news following virtual talks between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping. At a three-hour meeting on Nov. 15, the two leaders dialed down some of the heat in Sino-U.S. tensions, though both sides held to entrenched positions on…

Judge in Kyle Rittenhouse Case Could Still Declare Mistrial

Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense lawyers filed a motion on Monday asking for a mistrial due to prosecutorial misconduct, although it appears Judge Bruce Schroeder will not address the issue until the jury is finished deliberating. Members of the jury started their deliberation process on Tuesday morning and are expected to again deliberate Wednesday. The defense’s motion…

Batches of Kool-Aid and Country Time Lemonade Mixes Recalled Due to Potential Foreign Material

Kraft Heinz is recalling batches of some of its Kool-Aid Tropical Punch powdered beverages and Country Time Lemonade due to the potential presence of foreign material, a spokesperson told NPR. The recall includes some powdered drink mixes sold in 19-ounce, 82-ounce, and on-the-go sticks because of small particles that may have been present during production, said…

FDA to Decide on Pfizer Booster Shots Without Hearing From Expert Panel

U.S. drug regulators will decide whether to greenlight booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for all Americans 16 or older without convening its expert vaccine advisory panel, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed to The Epoch Times on Wednesday. FDA’s acting head and other top Biden administration officials said earlier this year that booster…

EXCLUSIVE: ‘A Republican Majority Isn’t Enough’ — Rep. Chip Roy To Release Ad Slamming 13 GOP Reps Who Voted For Biden’s Infrastructure Bill

Republican Texas Rep. Chip Roy will release an advertisement Tuesday for his 2022 Congressional reelection bid slamming the 13 House Republicans who voted for President Joe Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill.The Daily Caller first obtained the video, where Roy mentions a number of issues such as taking on Big Tech and Big Pharma, as well…

Granholm: Infrastructure Bill ‘All About’ Not Having ‘to Rely on the Volatility of Fossil Fuels’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said that the infrastructure bill “is all about” building “an economy on clean energy so that you don’t have to rely on the volatility of fossil fuels.” While discussing high gas prices, Granholm stated that “ultimately, the best solution is to build an economy…

Pelosi’s Plan To Pass $1.75T Spending Package, Infrastructure Bill Collapses Amid Objections From Dems’ Moderate, Left Wings

House Democrats’ plan Friday to pass both the bipartisan infrastructure package and President Joe Biden’s social-safety net bill collapsed amid objections from the party’s moderate and left wings. A handful of moderates insisted that the budget get a Congressional Budget Office score before passage, and liberals insisted that both bills pass together, vowing to tank…

Breitbart News Daily Podcast Ep. 6: Build Back Biden! Republicans Rescue Joe’s Agenda with ‘Infrastructure Bill,’ Guest: Amanda Milius

On today’s Breitbart News Daily Podcast, host Alex Marlow tries to make sense of last Friday’s vote on President Biden’s Build Back Better kinda-infrastructure bill, which passed thanks to 13 Republicans. Plus, a judge blocks Biden’s vax mandate—for now; and while free Florida has the least COVID cases in the country, the feds want us…

‘Finally – Infrastructure Week!’: After Months Of Crises, Biden Gets A Win With GOP Help

President Joe Biden touted the passage of his bipartisan infrastructure bill Saturday after months of delays, describing it to the nation as “a blue collar blueprint to rebuild America.”“Finally – infrastructure week!” Biden declared with a smile as he walked into the State Dining Room Saturday morning following a long evening of phone calls designed…

Democrats to Delay Yet Again Their Vote $1.75 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

House Democrats announced Friday that they will delay for the second time this week a vote on their $1.75 trillion Build Back Better Act. Democrat leadership said they would hold a vote on the $1.75 trillion reconciliation legislation on Thursday, although it remains possible that they could move forward on the $1.2 trillion so-called bipartisan…

Republicans Approve $0 for Border Wall in Democrat Infrastructure Bill

A group of 19 Senate Republicans and 13 House Republicans helped Democrats and President Joe Biden pass their $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that includes no federal funding for infrastructure, such as a border wall, to reduce illegal immigration to the United States. As Breitbart News reported, the group of House Republicans put Democrats over the…

House Sends Infrastructure Bill To Biden’s Desk After 11th-Hour Agreement Between Liberals, Moderates

The House Friday night passed the bipartisan infrastructure bill after a multi-hour standoff between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and left-wing members of her party who vowed to oppose it without voting on President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion spending package in tandem. It passed after an 11th-hour deal between the far-left Congressional Progressive Caucus, moderate Blue…

House Democrats Tee Up Final Votes On Infrastructure And $1.75 Trillion Spending Bill

The House on Thursday scheduled final passage votes on President Joe Biden’s sweeping social-safety net package and the bipartisan infrastructure bill for Friday morning after a flurry of last-minute intraparty negotiations led to compromise.Democratic leadership had initially speculated that votes could happen Thursday, but Majority Leader Steny Hoyer instead notified that the House would reconvene…

Haunted House: Nancy Pelosi Spooked as She Punts Again on Vote to Pass So-Called Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) punted on Thursday on a planned vote for the $1.2 trillion so-called bipartisan infrastructure bill. Pelosi slated to have the House vote on the so-called bipartisan infrastructure bill, or the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on Thursday. The bill passed through the Senate in August with the help of 19…

Biden Booed as He Attends Congressional Baseball Game Before Critical Infrastructure Vote

President Joe Biden made a surprise trip to attend the Congressional baseball game on Wednesday night, even as his $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill hangs in balance. Republicans could be heard audibly booing in the stadium while Democrats cheered as the president arrived at Nationals Stadium.  The annual game played by members of Congress is traditionally…

Pramila Jayapal: 50 House Democrats Will Oppose $1.2 Trillion ‘Bipartisan’ Infrastructure Bill

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) said Friday that 50 House Democrats will oppose the $1.2 trillion “bipartisan” infrastructure bill, which is scheduled for a vote Monday. “Pramila Jayapal told me at least 50 of her progressive members still plan to vote to sink the infrastructure bill if it goes forward Monday,” a CNN reporter tweeted. “She…

Report: Joe Manchin Pushes for ‘Strategic Pause’ for $3.5 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Until Next Year

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said that President Joe Biden and the Democrat-led Congress should take a “strategic pause” from the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill, according to Axios. Manchin reportedly told workers at a Procter & Gamble facility in Martinsburg, West Virginia, that he wanted to pause all negotiations on the $3.5 trillion bill until…

Exclusive — Sen. Hagerty: ‘Completely Incompetent’ Biden Will Screw Up ‘Infrastructure’ Just Like Afghanistan

Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-TN) told Breitbart News exclusively that the wide-scale incompetence in Democrat President Joe Biden’s administration on display through the disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan is proof that it is foolish to think Biden and his administration could manage the implementation of a multi-trillion dollar infrastructure plan in the United States. “I think that…

FACT CHECK: Does The Bipartisan Infrastructure Package Establish A Nationwide Mileage-Based User Fee?

A post shared on Facebook over 2,300 times claims the bipartisan infrastructure bill establishes a nationwide mileage-based user fee. Verdict: Misleading The infrastructure bill includes language that would create a voluntary pilot program to examine the feasibility of a national mileage-based user fee. It would not establish a new federal vehicle mileage tax. Fact Check:…

Exclusive: How ‘Buy American’ Rules Were Kept Out of Infrastructure Bill

Amidst some of the worst days of the Chinese coronavirus crisis in 2020, former Trump administration officials were seeing firsthand the impact of the United States’ dependence on foreign imports as a result of decades-long free trade policies. On the 2016 presidential campaign trail, protecting American jobs and workers while reshoring the nation’s industries had…

House Democrats Pressure Pelosi to Untie Infrastructure Bills amid Worries Reconciliation Will Exacerbate Inflation 

House Democrats are pressuring House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to hold an immediate vote on the Senate infrastructure bill, untying the bill from the trojan horse reconciliation package amid fears of exacerbating inflation and the national debt. “After years of waiting, the country cannot afford unnecessary delays to finally deliver on a physical infrastructure package,”…

Republican Sen. Roger Wicker Flip Flops in Favor of Backing $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) announced his support for the so-called bipartisan infrastructure bill Sunday after voting against the bill. “I rise this afternoon to announce my support for this bipartisan infrastructure legislation. Coming to this decision has not been easy or straightforward,” Wicker, the ranking member of the Transportation Committee, said Sunday on the Senate…

So-Called Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Stalls as Sen. Bill Hagerty Leads Opposition

The so-called bipartisan infrastructure bill has stalled Saturday as Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-TN) leads the Republican opposition. “I wasn’t elected by the people of Tennessee to be the most popular person in the Senate. I was elected to stand up for their interests,” Hagerty told the Washington Times’ Haris Alic. “I can’t in good conscience…

‘Disastrous’ Biden-Backed Infrastructure Amendment Could Crush Cryptocurrency Industry

A “disastrous” amendment backed by President Joe Biden and proposed by Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Mark Warner (D-VA) could crush the cryptocurrency industry, lawmakers and industry officials say. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) proposed a $30 billion “pay for” in the $1.2 trillion, 2,702-page so-called “bipartisan” infrastructure bill. The provision contains an overly broad definition…

Pat Toomey: Cryptocurrency Tax in Democrat Infrastructure Bill ‘Unworkable’

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA), the ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, released a statement that slammed the so-called “infrastructure” bill’s provision to tax cryptocurrency as “unworkable.” “Congress should not rush forward with this hastily-designed tax reporting regime for cryptocurrency, especially without a full understanding of the consequences,” Toomey wrote the day after the Senate released the text of the…

Poll: Americans Do Not Support Political Gamesmanship on Infrastructure

Lawmakers who support the so-called “infrastructure” plan are wading into dangerous political waters with voters, new polling suggests. Club for Growth released new polling Monday showing 64 percent of voters, including 49 percent of Democrats, agree with “Ending continuous deficit spending, and requiring that the federal budget be balanced,” while only 18 percent oppose. The…

Collins: Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Has Support of At Least 10 Republican Senators

Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that the bipartisan infrastructure bill will be done this week, and at least 10 Republican senators are on board to vote for the legislation. Anchor Jake Tapper said, “So you’ve been working all weekend. What’s the holdup been? When will senators be able…

Bipartisan ‘Infrastructure’ Bill Allows Feds to Bypass ‘Buy American’ Rules, Outsource U.S. Manufacturing

An infrastructure package, crafted by a group of Senate Democrats and Republicans and first obtained by Breitbart News, would allow federal bureaucrats to bypass “Buy American” requirements for projects funded by the legislation. The bill requires, no later than 180 days after its enactment, the heads of federal agencies to ensure that “none of the funds…

‘Infrastructure’ Bill Caters to ‘Climate Change’ with State-Mandated Carbon Reduction Programs

Obscured in more than 2,700 pages of the U.S. Senate’s so-called bipartisan “infrastructure” bill is a plan for state-mandated carbon reduction programs. The text, which Breitbart News exclusively obtained from U.S. Senate sources not authorized to leak it, details how the federal government would mandate states to craft “Green New Deal”-style programs in partnership with local metropolitan…

Exclusive — Marsha Blackburn: Border Wall, Keystone XL Are Conditions for Infrastructure Bill

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) told Breitbart News that funding the Keystone XL Pipeline and a southern border wall are conditions for some Republicans’ support of a roughly $1 trillion “infrastructure” proposal. Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Joel Pollak asked Blackburn if any Republicans will demand inclusion of funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall or the Keystone…

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