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Congressional leaders are finalizing legislation that would include a fresh round of smaller stimulus checks. The proposal abandons more controversial issues.
Democrats wanted Republicans to agree to bipartisan talks before beginning debate on the GOP police reform bill. GOP leaders argued Democrats should have allowed debate to try to amend the bill.
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a potential Republican swing vote, criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for working closely with the White House ahead of a Senate trial.
The House Judiciary Committee is taking the baton from the Intelligence Committee for a new phase in the impeachment inquiry. The White House now must decide whether to participate.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper began notifying lawmakers which projects will be canceled in their districts. “It is a slap in the face to the members of the Armed Forces,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said.
The compromise was negotiated between the administration and Hill leaders and avoids a fiscal fight around the 2020 election. The deal suspends the debt limit for 2 years, heading off a default.
Lawmakers are still waiting to hear the price tag on this year’s event. Thursday’s celebration is expected to feature military hardware and a speech by President Trump at the Lincoln Memorial.