“The nation and the world are in peril,” the president said during a stop in a hard-hit borough of New York City. “And that’s not hyperbole. That is a fact.”
The president was expected to use his visits to Manville, New Jersey, and the New York City borough of Queens to call for federal spending to fortify infrastructure so it can better withstand such powerful storms.
Speaker sends letter to party at mercy of warring factionsOne reporter observes: ‘Well, this is raising the stakes’In a letter to Democrats on Saturday the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, set her sights high, saying Joe Biden’s $3.5tn spending package, a bipartisan infrastructure deal worth $1tn and a measure to expand government funding “must pass” next week.
Biden plans to reprise his role as natural disaster manager in chief with fire-related stops in Idaho and California, both of which are suffering through a relentless summer fire season.
The president visited neighborhoods in New York and New Jersey damaged by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) on Monday flexed her 94-member "Congressional Progressive Caucus" muscle on President Biden's massive tax and spend proposals.
Nothing is going right for President Joe Biden.
The number, variety, magnitude, and speed of recent national and global crises have all clearly and without any doubt demonstrated that Joe Biden and his administration are simply in way over their heads and way beyond their abilities to understand a
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Rep. Josh Gottheimer D-N.J., about why he wants the vote for the infrastructure bill to take place on Monday even as his own party stands divided on several provisions.
Biden should get a boatload of Pinocchios for this one