January 21, 2022

Brooks: Other Dem Moderates Are ‘Hiding Behind’ Sinema and Manchin and Are Worried about Spending

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks said that he thinks there are other moderates in the Democratic Party who are “hiding behind” Sens. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and “there are moderates in the Democratic Party who probably worry about the spending.” Brooks said, “Well, it’s a 50/50 Senate. And I think…

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…

Democrat Infighting: Far-Left Resists Moderates’ Reconciliation Package Price Tag

Democrat infighting over the $3.5 trillion Trojan horse reconciliation package has begun as far-left Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) on Wednesday opposed Sen. Joe Machin’s (D-WV) demand that the package’s price tag should be around $1.5 trillion. Tlaib tweeted the least amount of money she wants to spend is $3.5 trillion dollars. $2 trillion more than…

House Moderates In Standoff With Pelosi As Budget Talks Stall

Negotiations between House Democratic leadership and moderates in the caucus ended in a stalemate just after midnight Tuesday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her team failing to find the support to advance Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending bill and postponing the key vote. Following a marathon Rules Committee hearing Monday, Pelosi and a group of moderates…

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