December 1, 2023

Biden expected to ask Congress for $100B package that includes aid to Israel and Ukraine

The request is expected to be sent to Congress Hill as soon as Friday, after President Joe Biden returns from a trip to Israel. | Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images The Biden administration is expected to ask Congress for at least $1srcsrc billion in supplemental funding to address Israel, Ukraine and domestic issues, such as border funding

Senate Sends Debt Ceiling Package To Biden’s Desk With Default Days Away

June 01, 2023 11:01 PM ET The Senate passed the Fiscal Responsibility Act Thursday night, sending the debt ceiling hike to President Joe Biden’s desk. Seventeen Republicans joined 46 Democrats to suspend the debt ceiling into January 2025, allowing the federal government to avoid a default on its debt less than one week before a

Debt Standoff: House GOP Moves to Lock Down Package to Force Biden’s Hand on Spending Limit

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and other top House Republicans raced Tuesday to lock down votes for a legislative package that would raise the debt ceiling while cutting spending that they believe will strengthen their negotiating position with Democrats as a standoff looms later this year. McCarthy hosted GOP members in the speaker’s office all

Exclusive – Ted Cruz Amendment Would Block Stimulus Checks for Illegal Aliens in Coronavirus Package

An amendment by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to the proposed coronavirus relief package passed out of the House last week would ensure that stimulus checks are not awarded to illegal aliens living in the United States, Breitbart News has exclusively learned. Senate Democrats opened debate on the $1.9 trillion relief package without any GOP support,…

Biden Reportedly Preparing $3 Trillion Spending Package

President Joe Biden’s team is reportedly planning on introducing a $3 trillion jobs and infrastructure proposal to the president this week, according to reports. The proposal would be presented in two parts– one focused on infrastructure and clean energy and the other on domestic issues, according to CNN, who was briefed on the matter by…

Senate Passes Partisan $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Package

The $1.9 trillion coronavirus package, which includes $1,400 stimulus payments and $350 billion to cities and states, passed the Senate Saturday afternoon 50 to 49. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) was absent due to a family emergency. ****50-49**** Amended $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan passed and sent back to the House, which still needs to pass it.…

Democrats Push Massive Stimulus Package Over Republican Objections

President Joe Biden’s administration and Democrats in Congress have vowed to press forward with the president’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, allowing them to do so without any GOP votes. Though Biden campaigned on a message of unity and bipartisanship, he has argued that the relief package is not only popular among a majority of…

Ron Johnson: I’ll Only Support McConnell Package if Payments Are Targeted, ‘It’s Not Going to Be Targeted in a Day or Two’

On Wednesday’s “PBS NewsHour,” Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) stated that he’ll only support Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s package to increase direct payments, repeal Section 230, and establish an election commission “if we target the $2,000 payments.” And stated that the payments can be targeted, but “it’s not going to be targeted in a day…

Congress Agrees On Coronavirus Relief Package After Months Of Negotiations

Congress agreed on a $900 billion coronavirus relief package Sunday, overcoming several last-minute stalemates over the Federal Reserve’s lending powers and direct cash payments, Senate leaders announced. “At long last, we have the bipartisan breakthrough the country has needed,” Senate Majority Leader McConnell said Sunday on the Senate floor. “I hope we can do this…

Incendiary Device Found In Package At Austin Goodwill; 1 Man Hurt

At least one man was injured Tuesday night after coming into contact with a package containing an incendiary device at a Goodwill store in Austin, Texas, but police and the FBI said it was not believed to be linked to the string of package bombs that have killed two people over the past month. The […]

Report: Trump to Unveil Massive ‘Package of Tariffs’ Against China.

President Trump is expected to unveil a massive “package of tariffs” against China in the coming weeks, multiple sources close to the White House told Politico. Trump is seeking “steep” tariffs against China for their alleged stealing of intellectual property and dumping of cheap, imported goods in the U.S., sources claim. In a meeting at […]

Here’s What’s in Congress’ Spending and Tax Package

Congressional leaders announced the details of a $1.1-trillion spending bill to fund the government on Tuesday night. But with spending levels already predetermined, lawmakers were more concerned with what policy provisions were attached to the legislation. The spending legislation will be introduced with a package renewing billions of dollars in tax breaks for businesses and low-income […]

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