This week, Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott expressed frustration with his party for “caving” on the issue of raising the nation’s debt ceiling and urged Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky to reject a last-minute compromise with President Joe Biden.
On Monday, former President Trump joined other Republicans in criticizing Senate Minority Leader Mitch “Old Crow” McConnell (R-Kentucky) for helping to approve the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending plan, implying that the Democrats have dirt on him.
The Republicans gained a majority in the House of Representatives. Giving the Republicans a boost in their power to set the agenda on Capitol Hill after two years in which the Democratic Party had complete control of both chambers of Congress and the White House.
Bipartisan legislation passed the Senate Tuesday night to expand health care benefits for millions of former soldiers exposed to toxic burn pits during service, sending it to the White House to be signed into law by President Biden. In the end, 86 votes were cast in favor and 11 against. The bill known as Honoring … Read more