White House Prepares for Mike Johnson to Fail Politico: “Given the timetable (less than a week), Johnson’s experience dealing with shutdown politics (near zero), and the level of disarray in the GOP conference (high), the chances of a shutdown are growing.” “Sources … [Read more...] about House Speaker Johnson crawls ahead on a Possible Government Shutdown………
2023/2024/2025 Budget/Debt Ceiling
If Biden is the President? Things will be going in one way.... A Republican President would send things WAY differnt..... Whoever is in the White House in 2025 will quickly face a series of legislative deadlines with impossible price tags: $3.6 trillion in tax cuts and … [Read more...] about The US Budget, Tax and Biden subsides will come to a head in 2025…..
The NY Times does a process piece on how the President and his team went about dealing with the just completed budget negotiated 'deal'.... It IS part of the after action political manoeuvring to make sure those in the Democratic Party and public see Biden as getting the … [Read more...] about The Biden Budget ‘Deal’ Backgrounder….
The abillity to get things 'done' is something Joe Biden has been about his whole time as a lawmaker..... THAT is diametricly opposite some of the Republican AND Democratic lawmakers in Congress who want confrontation in efforts to get THEIR way.... If you didn't figure it … [Read more...] about President Biden thanks House Speaker MCarthy for making the Debt/Budget Deal….
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Biden get their 'deal'...... No default (There NEVER was gonna be).... Both side claim victory..... Both sides can grumble..... Both sides claim bipartisanship...... Oh? The vote in the Senate was NOT close.... And … [Read more...] about DONE….US Senate ok’s House/Biden Debt Ceiling/Budget Bills …Goes to Biden to become law…..
Despite the 'noise' and 'suspense' from the media..... The lawmakers in the US Congress do NOT want be responible for what would happen if they don't approve the 'deal' before them..... The Senate was moving toward final passage of legislation that would suspend the … [Read more...] about Looks like the US Senate will go along with the Biden/McCarthy Debt Ceiling/Budget ‘Bill’…..
He wants cuts to the US House Bill just approved by the US Senate before the ink is even dry..... He wants 5 % cut in Federal Spending for the next two years..... That means Social Securyt and Medicare CUTS.... (He says NOT those cuts?....WTF Else then?) THAT IS NOT … [Read more...] about Rand Paul is out to screw his fellow Republican Senators?
For some of us? There was NEVER any doubt in this outcome.... While some in te media made this a colossal fight? It wasn't.... From the promises Kevin McCarthy made to the renegade Republican House members to the Progressive Democrats ? Joseph Biden, the President … [Read more...] about US House Passes Biden/McCarthy Debt Ceiling Budget ‘deal’….