Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Spending Package in Jeopardy, with Pelosi Appearing Short on Votes

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Washington Democrats’ efforts to pass their signature, $3.5 trillion spending package is in jeopardy of falling apart, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, leader of the Democrat-controlled chamber, does not appear to have the votes this week to advance the measure awaiting in the Senate.

The votes are set to be cast Monday and Tuesday, with House members returning for two days during their August recess to try to move forward the pending package.

Pelosi can afford to lose only three votes in the narrowly divided chamber. However, nine moderate Democrats have vowed to oppose the two voting measures until the House passes a roughly $1 trillion, bipartisan infrastructure spend package passed in the Senate before the recess.

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‘The Enemy Is Within’: Pelosi Calls for More Security to Defend Against Republicans Who ‘Want to Bring Guns on the Floor’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for additional security Thursday to defend against members of Congress seeking “to bring guns onto the floor.”

Pelosi said during a press conference that she was in talks to increase security measures because the threat to safety was coming from within the House of Representatives.

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Prominent Ohio Tea Party Organization Invites Trump to Ohio for SOTU Address

One of Ohio’s most impactful Tea Party organizations has penned an open letter welcoming President Donald Trump to give his State of the Union Address in the Buckeye State. The We The People Convention published the open letter on Tuesday. In it, the group stated: It appears that the Speaker of…

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Ohio Tea Party Rallies For Border Wall on Highway Overpass

Saturday, over 100 members of the Portage and Summit County Tea Parties staged a joint “sign-wave” rally in support of President Donald Trump and the proposed border wall between Mexico and the US. The fight and legislative impasse has led to the current, and ongoing, government shutdown. As of yesterday,…

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Commentary: The Art of the Veto

by Robert Romano   By last count, Republicans lost at least 32 seats in the House in the midterm elections, and U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is once again poised to be elected House Speaker. This means all legislation will now have to be worked out between a Democratic House…

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