McConnell plans backseat role as McCarthy fights White House over debt ceiling – CNN | NutSocia

CNN — Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell has a history of finding ways out of a devastating debt default. It may be different this time – at least for now. In the face of the riskiest debt-ceiling standoff in a dozen years, Senate Republican leaders plan to take a backseat role and let the newly … Read more

McConnell plans backseat role if McCarthy fights White House… – CNN | NutSocia

CNN — Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell has a history of finding ways out of a devastating debt default. It may be different this time – at least for now. In the face of the riskiest debt-ceiling standoff in a dozen years, Senate Republican leaders plan to take a backseat role and let the newly … Read more

Within 5 days of a White House determined to keep the deal going as… – CNN | NutSocia

CNN — A White House facing the first full day of a special counsel investigation has sought to maintain a business-as-usual stance and highlight what has become a key objective amid an uncertain and potentially dangerous new reality. President Joe Biden welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio to the White House, made a private promise … Read more

Within 5 days of a White House struggling to keep business running as usual – CNN | NutSocia

CNN — A White House facing the first full day of a special counsel investigation has sought to maintain a business-as-usual stance and highlight what has become a key objective amid an uncertain and potentially dangerous new reality. President Joe Biden welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio to the White House, made a private promise … Read more

Kevin McCarthy ALREADY moves into Speaker’s office and insists ‘we’re going to have a good day tomorrow’ – Daily Mail | NutSocia

Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy told reporters Tuesday was going to be a “good day” after his staff spent Monday morning moving his office furniture into the Speaker’s chambers. The California Republican looked a bit stressed on Monday afternoon as he stormed out of the US Capitol when reporters questioned him after next day’s Housewide … Read more

‘This put us all out of work’: Trump’s White House advisers respond Jan 6 in angry text exchange – CNN | NutSocia

CNN — A text exchange between Ivanka Trump’s chief of staff, Julie Radford, and White House adviser Hope Hicks reveals her anger at then-President Donald Trump’s actions on Jan. 6, 2021, and hurt her professionally, according to newly released documents released by the investigative committee of the US government House of Representatives were collected Capitol … Read more

White House Tells GOP Chairs They Must Restart Oversight Requests When New Congress Begins – CNN | NutSocia

CNN — A senior White House attorney has told two senior Republicans that the oversight motions they filed during the last Congress would need to be reissued once the GOP takes control of the House of Representatives next week. The letter to Reps. Jim Jordan and James Comer, future chairs of the House Judiciary and … Read more

White House tells GOP chairs they must resume oversight… – CNN | NutSocia

CNN — A senior White House attorney has told two senior Republicans that the oversight motions they filed during the last Congress would need to be reissued once the GOP takes control of the House of Representatives next week. The letter to Reps. Jim Jordan and James Comer, future chairs of the House Judiciary and … Read more

Conservative Texans scrutinized by January 6 committee – The Texas Tribune | NutSocia

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter keeping readers up-to-date with the most important news from Texas. WASHINGTON — The US House of Representatives committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol released a wealth of interview transcripts from its investigation on Wednesday, including testimony from four Texas conservative figures. The … Read more

A holiday spending showdown that conjures up the ghosts of Washington’s past and future – CNN | NutSocia

CNN — The government funding standoff gripping Washington ahead of Friday’s shutdown deadline is one of the first indicators of the imminent shift in power dynamics that will plunge the capital back into a reigning Cold War between Republicans in Congress and a Democratic White House. An omnibus spending bill that would avert the federal … Read more