Tag: Joe Manchin

McConnell Hits Back on Democrat Threats to Filibuster

Mitch McConnell (R-KY) outlined his plan to force tough votes on GOP sponsored bills if Democrats make changes to the current longstanding filibuster rule. Some of those votes include blocking vaccine mandates, prohibit federal grants for “sanctuary cities”, and other subjects intended to be tough to swallow for vulnerable Democrats. According to The Hill: McConnell,

Biden Trying to Sway Manchin

Joe Biden is now personally trying to get Senator Joe Manchin D-W.V. on board with his Build Back Better spending plan. According to The Hill: President Biden spoke to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) for the second time in a week on Monday in what is becoming an increasingly desperate last-minute effort to cajole him into voting for a

Manchin Clears Air on IRS Surveillance

Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) has driven the nail in the coffin for the Democrats’ dreams to snoop on bank accounts. According to Fox Business: Sen. Joe Manchin Tuesday said Democrats‘ proposal for banks to report the inflows and outflows of many bank accounts to the IRS is “screwed up” and won’t be in the final bill, despite what

Democrats Now OK With the Filibuster?

The Texas Democrats who fled the state have proven they are ok with the filibuster. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Democrats, who have been toying all year with the idea of nuking the legislative filibuster in order to jam through a left-wing wishlist on party lines, have finally found a form of obstruction they

Border Crossing Apprehensions for March Reach 15-Year High

Documented border crossings for the month of March have reached a 15-year high according to reports. According to The Washington Free Beacon: U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 171,000 migrants at the southern border in March, marking a 15-year high. The figure includes nearly 19,000 unaccompanied minors, which tops the prior all-time monthly high

Top Biden Pick Ignored Warning That Could Now Haunt Him

One of Biden’s top picks to work at the Pentagon ignored warning from colleagues about his Twitter use that could not derail his confirmation. According to The Washington Free Beacon: In March 2017, former Obama administration official Anne-Marie Slaughter told Colin Kahl, now President Joe Biden’s nominee for a top Pentagon post, that his lacerating Twitter broadsides

Collins’ Announces Opposition to Controversial Biden Pick

A controversial Biden pick received more bad news regarding her confirmation. According to Fox News: Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Monday that she will not support President Biden’s nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, dealing another blow to the odds of confirmation. “Congress has to be able to trust the OMB director to