After haggling and trying to work angles, Democrats and Republicans have reached a consensus to both keep the government running and provide new aid to businesses and residents suffering from the severe economic hardships of the pandemic. Critics say the aid is not enough and a drive to hand out more will be a priority when the new Congress is sworn in next year.
In what many think is an example of just how far Trump is wiling to go in his ludicrous claims of voter fraud, the suggestion of conspiracy theorist Powell, who was fired from the Trump legal team at one point, amazes even supporters of the defeated president’s ignorance of reality.
That hope has been expressed before but the lingering disagreements keep sinking a final agreement.
As expected, aides — even those who leave knowing they served a failing and fallen president — mix adulation for the ego-driven president who still won’t admit defeat.
Congress managed to find a way to keep the government running for two more days but still cannot get closure on pandemic aid funding.
With America’s Number Two vaccinated, along with Congressional leaders, Trump has been a noted no-show
With a temporary funding bill deadline at midnight Friday, the House and Senate face additional tasks with much to do and dwindling time to do it.
A diverse Democratic Party and a changed Washington adds to the challenged even to an experienced former Senator and Vice President.
In a rare break from one of Trump’s lies and fantasies, the Senate Majority Leader says backing a long-shot stunt to try and overturn the decision of the Electoral College is an attempt to subvert the voters and American democracy.