It turns out that “we have a bipartisan infrastructure deal” means that “we don’t have a deal and have little chance of reaching one”.
On the news today: As the House of Representatives Special Committee to Investigate the Events of the January 6 insurrection prepares to hear first witnesses, House Republicans who fueled the insurgent claims are calling for retaliation against the two named on the committee Republicans of the House of Representatives. The attempt to create a “non-partisan” infrastructure law is still an absolute clown show. As a new surge of pandemic fills hospital beds nationwide, California announced today that all state employees will need to show vaccination status or undergo a weekly test to make sure they’re not infected.
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