Corona Virus Relief Unlikely Before Election Says Senate Leader McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) signaled on Friday that he does not expect Congress and the White House to reach a deal on a coronavirus package before the elections, citing steep political headwinds. McConnell, speaking to reporters in Kentucky, called the dynamics around the months-long, off-on negotiations “murky,” adding that he didn’t expect it […]

House Approves $259.8B Spending Bill

The House on Friday approved a $259.5 billion four-bill package of spending bills for the 2021 fiscal year. The package included the bills for state and foreign operations; agriculture; interior and environment; and military construction and veterans affairs. The legislative package passed in a largely party-line 224-189 vote. Seven Democrats and the chamber’s sole Independent […]