Nancy Pelosi reiterates infrastructure vote plans as some Democrats continue to push back –

Nancy Pelosi reiterates infrastructure vote plans as some Democrats continue to push back

2021-09-28 02:37:11



House Speaker Nancy Pelosi privately rallied Democrats in a caucus meeting Monday evening as the House began debate over the bipartisan infrastructure package.

Pelosi signaled she plans to push forward with a Thursday vote on the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure bill, regardless of the status of negotiations on the larger Democratic policy package with the Senate.

Members believe it’s an attempt to pressure key senators to reach an agreement on the social spending plan, and some remain skeptical that the package will be ironed out with the backing of enough Democrats to clear the chamber by then.

Pelosi’s announcement to Democrats was a reversal of her earlier pledge to move both pieces of legislation together. It’s also a test of progressives’ vow to block the Senate-passed legislation unless it’s paired with the social spending package.

President Joe Biden and White House press secretary Jen Psaki both indicated earlier Monday afternoon that negotiations could stretch beyond this…


Read Full Article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The Five Musts of Christmas Service

5 Critical Elements of a Christmas Service Presentation From 2021-11-29 18:00:00 Matthew Boffey Excerpt: With all the preparation you’re putting into your Christmas services, don’t forget one of the most important elements: presentation slides. What should you keep in mind as you build your service slides for Christmas and Christmas Eve? Here are five […]

Read More

Gospel Wakefulness

Are You Awake in the Gospel? From 2021-11-29 12:00:00 Jared C. Wilson Excerpt: There are lots of descriptions of and synonymous phrases for what I call “gospel wakefulness”—because in fact I didn’t invent the concept. But if I had to place what I mean by the phrase in a nutshell, I’d do it this […]

Read More

China Unable to Bury Pen Shuai Controvery

China Can’t Stop the Deafening Silence from Peng Shuai From Excerpt: It seems not even Beijing can conceal the political ruthlessness of its actions from the world even when it comes to how it usually treats its stars, specifically female stars, like sexual conquests for the party elites.  The top-ranked doubles tennis player in […]

Read More