Led by Donald Trump The Grand ole’ Party did their own thing from 2016 to 2018….
The Midterm election of 2018 ended that…
Now we have Democrats with a slim majority in Congress and a Democratic President….
The word was the Biden with his time in the Senate would be able to work ‘with’ Republicans to get major legislation passed…
THAT does not seem to be the case…
While Republicans have voted with Democrats to confirm almost all of Biden’s cabinet picks?….Then have All voted against the Stimulus /Rescue package that will sent money back home to all of the congressional legislators…
The Bill is very popular with ALL Americans’, that means even Republicans….
Biden is in the 50’s in approval in the polls also….
Biden and Democrats are getting ready to go to the mat again with a BIG Infrastructure Bill….
They are signalling that they will press on with or without the ‘unity’ that Joe Biden wanted….
Are Congressional Republican’s betting against their supporters back home?…
Democrats are warning they won’t tolerate GOP stonewalling as they try to make good on their pledge to enact a “bold” agenda and avoid Obama-era missteps.
Fresh off a big win on coronavirus relief, Democrats are facing intense pressure not to water down their legislative priorities after years of a backed-up wish list during the Trump era and a decade since the party has had a unified government it could use to muscle through sweeping reforms considered anathema to the GOP.
“We will try to get them to work with us. But if not, we will put our heads together and figure out how to go,” Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer(D-N.Y.) told reporters.
House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.) was more blunt, calling GOP leadership “divorced from reality” for opposing policies that are popular — even among Republicans — outside the Beltway.
“Our standard for bipartisanship can no longer be what happens here in the Capitol, because we know that the strategy of my colleagues, legislatively, is not to try and find common ground — it’s obstruction and mischaracterization,” he said. “They ran this playbook during the Obama administration. … They are running the same playbook again.
“We will not let them get away with it,” he added.
The plow-ahead strategy is significant with a host of big agenda items looming in the coming months, including sweeping proposals addressing infrastructure needs, climate change and fixes to the Affordable Care Act….