February 8, 2023

Congressional leaders pledge to avert rail strike, negotiate year-end spending deal

Congressional leaders and top appropriators could meet as soon as Wednesday about the so-called omnibus spending package, which would boost federal agency budgets for the current fiscal year. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Congressional leaders left a meeting with President Joe Biden on Tuesday resolving to both quickly avert a national railroad strike in the coming

Lawmakers labor to break impasses stalling massive spending bill

House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) fields questions about the politics of the federal debt in front of the House Rules Committee at the Capitol. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Top lawmakers are still grasping for the deal they need to tee up a sprawling year-end spending package as potential pitfalls for the bill

Spending talks closer to a deal — but still lacking DeLauro’s buy-in

House Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro speaks with lawmakers and visitors outside the House chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Dec. 2, 2src22. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Congressional spending leaders are nearing agreement on a massive government funding deal, but one powerful skeptic remains: House Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro. While the accord isn’t final

Speaker Race Breakthrough: McCarthy PAC Agrees with Conservatives on No Spending in Safe Open-Seat Primaries

The conservative and influential Club for Growth announced it cut a deal with the super PAC affiliated with House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), signaling possible movement in the House speaker race after a stalemate had resulted in no speaker through six rounds of voting as of Wednesday afternoon. The deal with the McCarthy-affiliated super

December spending gloom falls on GOP: ‘I’m so disgusted’

And while some McCarthy allies acknowledge that a spending deal would ease their to-do list in the new Congress, few House Republicans can be counted on to support it. McCarthy himself is aligning with conservatives who want to see Congress punt, thus denying Democrats a year-end win — while depositing a spending fight on the

Senate trudges toward vote on $1.7T spending bill amid conservative pushback

A Wednesday vote in the Senate would align with the House’s plan to return that evening to start pushing the so-called omnibus across the finish line. And some senior aides think that whenever the spending package does make it to the House, the chamber could pull a late-night session, sending members home as quickly as

What’s in and what’s out of Congress’ $1.7T spending bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks with reporters as he walks to a vote at the U.S. Capitol Dec. 2src, 2src22. | Francis Chung/POLITICO The year-end spending package that Congress is rushing to pass this week does more than fund the government through September. It’s also chock full of policy provisions that affect everything from

Texas Republican trashes $1.7T government spending bill

Rep. Pat Fallon said the $1.7 trillion spending bill should have focused more on border issues. | AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool Rep. Pat Fallon on Sunday deemed the $1.7 trillion omnibus bill approved last week to be “garbage.” Speaking on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures,” the Texas Republican said: “It was an absolute piece of

Amid Jackson water crisis, Rep. Thompson supports a civil rights review of federal spending

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Democrat Patty Murray Champions ‘Inflation Reduction’ Act as Economists Say Spending Worsened Inflation

Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) touted her support for the so-called “Inflation Reduction” Act at Sunday evening’s Senate debate with her opponent, Republican Tiffany Smiley, who is putting her through a tough reelection campaign. Smiley said Murray’s support “sounds like a Washington, DC, answer to me,” telling the 30-year incumbent, “you are Washington, DC.” “Sen. Murray…

Kennedy: Unless Fauci Seeks Asylum in Some Foreign Country, He’ll Be Spending Time in Front of Congress

Monday, during an appearance on FNC’s “Hannity,” Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) predicted outgoing National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci would be spending a lot of time in front of congressional committees in the near future. Kennedy told host Sean Hannity that unless Fauci was going to a foreign country, he should…

Bill Gates Successfully Lobbied Joe Manchin to Pass Climate and Spending Bill

In a recent article, Bloomberg details Bill Gates’ efforts to lobby Joe Manchin over the climate and spending bill known as the “Inflation Reduction Act” even though it won’t reduce inflation according to nonpartisan experts. Gates worked hard to ensure the passage of the bill as it would further his creepy vision of a transition…

Report: California School District Spending $20K on ‘Woke Kindergarten’ Which Aims to ‘Disrupt Whiteness’

A California school district is reportedly spending tens of thousands of dollars on an organization called “Woke Kindergarten,” which focuses on “supporting children, families, educators and organizations in their commitment to abolitionist early education and pro-black and queer and trans liberation.” According to reports, the Golden State’s Hayward Unified School District recently contacted the organization for a…

Biden Budget Proposes $6 Trillion Annual Spending as Inflation Soars to 29-Year High

President Joe Biden released his budget Friday, proposing $6.01 trillion in annual spending even as the economy is going through record inflation. The Commerce Department reported Friday that core personal consumption expenditures hit a 3.1 percent annual gain in April — the highest since May 1992. The plan calls for a 36.6 percent increase in…

Biden Budget Requests Increase In Defense Spending, Identifies China As ‘Top Challenge’

April 09, 2021 12:39 PM ET President Joe Biden’s budget for the fiscal year 2022 calls for a slight increase in defense spending to $715 billion and identifies combatting China as the “top challenge” for the U.S. as a whole. The defense spending in Biden’s first budget request reflects the Pentagon’s ongoing efforts to pivot…

Spending Free For All: Paid Family And Medical Leave Is Infrastructure According To House Democrats

Democrats are pushing President Joe Biden’s near $2 trillion infrastructure package as a way to revitalize the economy but the bill also includes paid family and medical leave. House Ways and Means Chair Richard Neal pledged in a letter to Democratic members of the committee that paid family and medical leave would be included in…

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…

Joe Biden Unveils $1.9 Trillion Spending Plan

President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a coronavirus plan Thursday that he claims will turn the tide on the pandemic, speeding up the vaccine rollout, and providing financial help to individuals, states, and local governments and businesses struggling with the prolonged economic fallout. The proposal reflects the priorities of Democrats, spending more money on aiding state governments,…

REPORT: Outside Republican Organizations Helped Give Republican Candidates Spending Edge In Georgia Runoffs

January 05, 2021 5:03 PM ET Fundraising operations connected to Republican Senate leadership raised $58 million to help Republican Georgia Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue over the finish line in the Jan. 5 Senate runoffs, according to Fox News. GOP strategist and Fox News contributor Karl Rove, who has also been leading the fundraising…

Dave Brat: $850B Spending Bill ‘Good for the Swamp,’ Fails to Fund Wall.

Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) says the more than $850 billion funding package that increases military spending is “good for the swamp” while failing to fund President Trump’s key campaign promise: A border wall on the United States-Mexico border. As President Trump signals that he will sign the $852 billion funding package, which expands spending for […]

Trump Rips Congress Over ‘Ridiculous’ Spending Bill: ‘Where Is The Money For The Wall?’

President Trump went on a furious tirade on Thursday as he slammed Congress’s “ridiculous” spending bill, deriding the lack of money for his campaign-promised southern border wall. “I want to know, where is the money for Border Security and the WALL in this ridiculous Spending Bill, and where will it come from after the Midterms?” […]

Senate approves $854B spending bill.

The Senate is racing to avoid the third government shutdown of the year ahead of a looming end-of-the-month deadline. Senators on Tuesday voted 93-7 to pass a sweeping $854 billion spending bill that includes funding for the departments of Defense, Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor and Education, which make up the lion’s share of […]

Far Left Group Spending Millions of Dollars to Fight Kavanaugh Confirmation Run by Former Feinstein Aide.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Senator Dianne Feinstein Far left group ‘Demand Justice’ has spent millions of dollars to derail the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Shortly after Justice Kennedy announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, twice-failed presidential hopeful, Crooked Hillary wasted no time and immediately got to work fighting Trump’s next […]

Citing General Patton, Donald Trump Signs Massive Military Spending Bill.

President Donald Trump traveled to Ft. Drum in New York on Monday to sign a bill funding military operations for FY 2019. During the signing ceremony, Trump quoted one of General George Patton’s famous addresses to the troops in World War II. “I don’t want to get any messages saying, ‘I am holding my position.’ […]

TRUMP BREAKS NATO: Leaders Pledge ‘Unwavering Commitment’ To Boost Defense Spending

Leaders of member nations that belong to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) pledged their “unwavering commitment” to increasing their defense funding of the organization after President Donald Trump slammed the group for treating the United States unfairly. The commitment from European leaders came after Trump publicly embarrassed NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg during a meeting […]

Trump signs massive spending bill, backing away from veto threat.

President Trump on Friday signed a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill, averting a government shutdown just hours after he created drama and uncertainty by threatening a veto. Trump blasted the measure as “ridiculous,” in large part because it contained only a fraction of the money he asked for a wall along the Mexican border and did not […]

Senate approves $1.3 trillion spending bill, sending to Trump.

The Senate rushed to approve a $1.3 trillion government funding bill early Friday morning, sending the mammoth legislation to President Trump‘s desk less than 24 hours before a deadline to avert another government shutdown. Senators voted 65-32 on the measure, well over the simple majority needed to approve it, despite late drama after the bill easily cleared the House on Thursday […]

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 […]

White House backs omnibus spending bill.

President Trump on Wednesday threw his support behind a $1.3 trillion spending bill, defying House conservatives and handing a victory to GOP congressional leaders. The White House announced Trump’s backing after he discussed the proposed deal with Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). “The president and the leaders discussed their support for […]

Outrageous! Paul Ryan’s $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill Funds Planned Parenthood, Sanctuary Cities – Won’t Fund Trump Wall.

Speaker Paul Ryan is set to pass the largest spending bill in US history next to Barack Obama’s trillion dollar failed stimulus. President Trump spoke on Monday about the importance of the border wall with Mexico to enhance national security and battle the opioid crisis in America. But once again it is unlikely that funding […]

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