By John Isaacs The Senate completed work on the budget resolution around 5:35 a.m. February 5, approving it as expected 51-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris in the chair to break the tie. There will be many tie votes over the next two years. Interestingly, while 889 amendments – non-binding, message amendments — were submitted […]
Trump’s maximum pressure campaign on Iran was a maximum failure. The Biden administration should begin work with Congress and our allies now to start down the path of diplomacy, and put Iran’s nuclear program back in the box. We have no time left to waste.
By John Isaacs Bulletin: January 20 update: On inauguration day, Vice President Kamala Harris swore in Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff of Georgia and the newly appointed Senator from California, Alex Padilla, to the Senate and control of the Senate has now switched to Democrats. ========== Lost in the turmoil over the violent insurrectionist attack of the U.S. Capitol on January […]
By John Isaacs *Incumbent Two Georgia Senate races 98% of the vote reported Actual votes % of votes David Perdue* (R) 2,462,617 (49.7%) Jon Ossoff (D) 2,374,519 (47.9%) Both candidates advance to January 5 runoff election 98% of the vote reported Raphael Warnock (D) 1,617,035 (32.9%) Kelly Loeffler* (R) 1,273,214 (25.9%) Doug Collins (R) […]
By John Isaacs When President-elect Biden is sworn in as President on January 20, he will probably face a reduced majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives and at best a 50-50 tie in the Senate with Vice President Harris serving as the essential tiebreaker. This split verdict by American voters has led many to question what the new […]