Keeping the government open is a priority. So is betting long-overdue aid to Americans left struggling amid Covid-19 shutdowns and unemployment.
The measure is likely to pass the House next week just before the House votes on impeaching Trump. A Senate vote is expected before a temporary spending bill expires next Friday at midnight.
Trump’s anger at impeachment, his poisonous relationship with Pelosi, and his unpredictability and volatility are red flags for optimists.