Saturday, October 31, 2020

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

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Congress hears more prayers from rabbis than Israel’s Knesset

Senate convenes rare weekend session to confirm Barrett

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

McConnell tees up Trump judicial pick following Supreme Court vote

Senate adjourns until post-election session




National Security

Pentagon releases suicide data showing continued rise; Congress moves to help


Constitution

‘Nightmare Scenario’: In Electoral Tie, Election Thrown To House — And There Could Be A Tie There, Too


Tax Policy

Top House tax writers unveil retirement savings proposal


Federal Spending

The Federal Government Spent $50,000 Per Household In 2020. The Middle Class Will Carry The Burden, Expert Says

Pelosi Dismisses Dem Calls for Compromise on Coronavirus Stimulus

Kudlow: Pelosi has 'no intention of compromising on key issues', Is ‘Stringing Us Along’

No Deal in Sight on Coronavirus Relief: White House Adviser

Tapper Grills Pelosi For Refusing To Pass COVID-19 Relief Bill: ‘You Could Take Yes For An Answer’

White House hoping for COVID-19 relief deal 'within weeks': spokeswoman

Mnuchin Says He First Saw Pelosi’s Letter on Coronavirus Stimulus Negotiations ‘In the Press’

Mnuchin Fires Back After Pelosi Presses Administration for ‘Promised Responses’ on Relief Negotiations


Judiciary

McConnell Labels Democrat Calls to Expand Supreme Court as ‘Same Old Threats’


Justice

Planned Parenthood Lied To Congress About Selling Aborted Fetuses


Technology Policy

Big Tech CEOs Grilled in Senate Hearing Over Alleged Bias

Ted Cruz accuses Jack Dorsey of lying to the Senate

Dorsey Just Lied To Congress And Claimed Twitter Never Censored President Donald Trump

Jack Dorsey testifies that Twitter does not have the ability to influence elections during Senate hearing

Facebook endorses Section 230 changes ahead of Senate hearing

Justice Department Urges Congress to Take Up Proposals to Reform Section 230


Congress

McConnell and Schumer's relationship shredded after court brawl

Republican Congressman And His Family ‘Threatened’ At Their Home

‘You Just Keep On Thinking That’: Pelosi Taunts Trump’s Statement On Winning Back House

House Republicans slated to hold leadership election on Nov. 17

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