August 12, 2022

Donald Trump: Democrats ‘Played’ Mitch McConnell ‘Like a Fiddle’ on Reconciliation Bill

Former President Donald Trump ripped Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), stating Democrats bamboozled him on the $700 billion Inflation Reduction Act.  “Mitch McConnell got played like a fiddle with the vote today by the Senate Democrats,” Trump wrote in a Truth Social post on Sunday evening. “First he gave them the fake Infrastructure Bill, then Guns,…

Pelosi, Jayapal Scheme to Rush Reconciliation Package Through House Without CBO Score

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and leader of the “progressive” caucus Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) plan to hurriedly rush President Joe Biden’s reconciliation framework through the House without a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score before Thanksgiving. The CBO, which marks how much money taxpayers must fork over to pay for the legislation, is not scheduled to…

Democrats Are Trying To Pass Migrant Parole Expansions Through The Reconciliation Bill

Democrats added a provision to the reconciliation bill that would expand humanitarian parole to cover illegal immigrants already living in the U.S., according to the legislation.Congressional Democrats previously tried to pass amnesty through the Build Back Better Act and by amending the registry date in the Immigration and Nationality Act so illegal immigrants can apply…

Axelrod: If I Were in W.H., Dem Leadership, I’d Worry about Dems in Swing Districts Re-Considering Reconciliation Bill

During CNN’s election coverage on Tuesday, CNN Senior Political Commentator and former Obama adviser David Axelrod stated that if he was in the White House or Democratic leadership in Congress, he’d be concerned about Democrats in swing districts re-considering their votes on the reconciliation bill. Axelrod said, “[O]ne of the questions I have is, if…

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 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,”…

Joe Biden: ‘I Think We Should’ Include Amnesty in Reconciliation Bill

President Joe Biden on Thursday fully endorsed the idea of putting amnesty for illegal immigrants into the multitrillion-dollar budget reconciliation bill. “I think we should include in the reconciliation bill the immigration proposal,” he said to reporters as he left the White House Thursday evening to visit his wife, Jill Biden, at Walter Reed Hospital.…

Durbin: ‘Not Going to Rule Out’ Reconciliation for DACA

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Ayman Mohyeldin Reports” that he was hoping to pass Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) using the process of reconciliation that requires only a simple majority vote in the Senate. Mohyeldin said, “Two weeks ago, a federal judge in Texas ruled that the DACA program for…

Sinema Says No To $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Package

Democratic Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema announced Wednesday that she will not support the $3.5 trillion infrastructure package that her party’s leadership hopes to pass via reconciliation. “I do not support a bill that costs $3.5 trillion—and in the coming months, I will work in good faith to develop this legislation with my colleagues and the…

Nancy Pelosi Refuses Vote on Bipartisan ‘Infrastructure’ Deal, Holds It Hostage for $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Package

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Thursday she will refuse to take up the Senate’s bipartisan so-called infrastructure deal until the Democrats’ partisan companion $3.5 trillion reconciliation package is passed by the Senate. “While we are eager for it to pass, we will not be taking it up until the Senate passes the reconciliation bill,”…

Dem Rep. Porter: Pelosi Won’t Allow Vote on Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Without Reconciliation Bill

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) discussed a meeting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) had with her caucus earlier in the day and stated that Pelosi will hold the bipartisan infrastructure bill and not bring it up for a vote until the budget reconciliation vote is ready to be…

Sanders: Next Reconciliation Bill Will Deal with Climate Change

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said that the next piece of budget reconciliation legislation will deal with “structural problems,” such as “how we can create millions of good-paying jobs, rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure, and transforming our energy system to protect us from climate change.” Sanders stated, “[O]bviously, the…

Clinton Labor Secretary Wants A ‘Truth And Reconciliation Commission’ To ‘Erase Trump’s Lies’

Former Clinton Administration Secretary of Labor called for a “Truth and Reconciliation Commission” that would “erase Trump’s lies.” “When this nightmare is over, we need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission,” Robert Reich tweeted Saturday. (RELATED: Clinton Labor Secretary: Republicans In Congress Think Trump Is A Lunatic And Will IMPEACH Him) “It would erase Trump’s lies,…

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