The reluctance of Senators and House members of the GOP shows the iron grip that defeated Donald Trump still has on the party he has turned into little more than just a tool of his lies and corrupt activites.
Finally, some consensus that a stimulus is long overdue and needs to be done before the end of the year.
President-elect gives his support to the COVID-19 relief plan under consideration in Congress, saying “we must act now” and provide the economic stimulus that it provides in help to Americans.
If tied to a $1.4 trillion spending bill to keep the government funded for time being, this long-delayed package might pass.
As Republicans accept Biden as a true president-elect, they turn to ways to oppose his nominees and create havoc in a new administration.
Winner gets to serve just over a month, until Jan. 3.
GOP mainstream worries that Trump’s debunked conspiracy theories about nonexistent voter fraud could turn off voters they need to win the runoff elections.
Keeping the government open is a priority. So is betting long-overdue aid to Americans left struggling amid Covid-19 shutdowns and unemployment.
Instead of a Cabinet composed of mostly white men with little or no government experience, Biden dipped into a pool that brought color and gender into the mix.