Saturday, October 17, 2020

Congress Last Week

Floor Action

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record



Foreign Policy

White House asks Congress to approve three arms sales to Taiwan

Gina Haspel Blows Off Senators’ Demands To Quit Stonewalling Congress On Russiagate Oversight


Election 2020

Pennsylvania House race could affect a post-Election Day fight for the presidency


Federal Spending

Administration officials call on Congress to immediately pass bill to spend unused PPP funds

White House Offers $1.8 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

Pelosi Rejects $1.8 Trillion Stimulus Package Offer, a few Democrats urge compromise

‘Take The Deal’: Prominent Dems Scorch Pelosi After She Refuses $1.8 Trillion White House COVID Deal

Pelosi Defends Rejecting White House’s Stimulus Proposal in Heated Exchange

Pelosi Calls CNN ‘Apologists’ For Republicans In Heated Interview With Wolf Blitzer

Pelosi bristles at Wolf Blitzer for bringing up Democratic demands for her to take deal on pandemic relief

Pelosi to CNN's Blitzer: 'You really don't know what you're talking about'

Spicer mocks Pelosi claim of CNN being GOP 'apologists': 'Had no idea I had Wolf Blitzer in my pocket'

MSNBC's Chris Hayes admits it's 'a little nuts' that Pelosi is stalling on coronavirus relief

Voters Blame Nancy Pelosi For Lack Of Stimulus Deal, Poll Shows

Pelosi, Mnuchin continue COVID-19 talks

Pelosi, Mnuchin Had Productive Talks on Coronavirus Relief, Spokesman Says

Mnuchin Says White House Open to Compromise on COVID Bill

Trump Pins Stalled COVID Stimulus Negotiations on Pelosi: ‘I’m Ready to Sign’

Pelosi says she will probably talk to Mnuchin on coronavirus relief Sunday


Executive

Mike Pence, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Grassley are in the line of succession. What if they get sick with COVID-19?

Trump: Pelosi Isn’t Discussing The 25th Amendment To Remove Me. She’s Discussing It To Remove A President Biden.


Judiciary

Senate Democrats Refuse To Say If They Want To Add More Seats To The Supreme Court

McConnell: Democrats 'refuse to give a straight answer' on packing Supreme Court


Technology Policy

House Republicans Introduce 'Protect Speech Act' to Hold Big Tech Accountable

Congressional antitrust report rips tech firms for stifling competition

Advertisers Warn Against Overregulating Big Tech

‘Election Interference’: Twitter Locks Trump’s Campaign Account, Adds Warning Label To House Government Link

Twitter Reverses Censorship Of House Committee Webpage, Says It Was Blocked ‘In Error’

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will be subpoenaed to testify before Congress after censorship scandal


Congress

Ernst: 'It would be smart' for Senate Judiciary Committee Members to be tested for COVID-19

Sen. Mike Lee Says Congressional Doctor Cleared Him to ‘End COVID-19 Isolation’

Pocan won't seek another term as Progressive Caucus co-chair

Bill Johnson seeks top GOP slot on House Budget panel

Race heats up for top GOP post on powerful Energy and Commerce Committee

Abortion group calls for Democrats to replace Feinstein on Judiciary Committee

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