Tag: Politico

Trump world takes stock of which Republicans back him against the FBI

Donald Trump’s team and allies are moving swiftly to draw political benefit from an unannounced search by FBI agents at the former president’s Mar-a-Lago home on Monday. And they’re keeping tabs of Republicans who aren’t, in their view, sufficiently rushing to his defense. For hours, word of the search...

House GOP rallies to Trump after Mar-a-Lago search, vows to probe FBI in 2023

The House GOP leaped Monday night to denounce the FBI search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, with Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy vowing to investigate the Justice Department should Republicans take back the chamber this fall as expected. “I’ve seen enough,” McCarthy tweeted hours after Trump confirmed that his Florida...

Sinema, Manchin and the anatomy of a deal

For months, Joe Manchin was the Democrat with all the leverage. At the end, even he had to cede some ground. After Manchin agreed with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on the party-line tax, health care and energy bill, the West Virginia Democrat found himself bargaining with fellow moderate...

Dems’ climate, tax and health care bill survives all-night GOP onslaught

Senate Democrats watched Sunday dawn from the Senate floor still on track to pass their signature climate, tax and health care package after slogging through an all-night attempt by Republicans to force changes. The $700 billion-plus party-line legislation remained unscathed after more than six hours of “vote-a-rama,” the amendment...