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The bipartisan debt-limit deal, brokered between the White House and House Republican leadership, is progressing. The House Rules Committee has voted 7-6 to advance the bill towards a full House vote on Wednesday evening. #DebtLimit #USCongress Image
However, the deal did not go unopposed. All Democrats on the committee voted against the advance. Two conservative Republicans, Reps. Chip Roy of Texas and Ralph Norman of South Carolina, also opposed. Both are members of the House Freedom Caucus, which has criticized the…… Image
The pressure is high as Congress races to pass the deal to suspend the debt ceiling before June 5. If not, the US could default on its obligations. Leaders from both parties face opposition from members critical of the concessions made in the compromise. #DebtCeiling…… Image
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#HakeemJeffries ABC Speech:

"We will never compromise our principles. House Democrats will always put American values over autocracy. Benevolence over bigotry. The constitution over the cult. Democracy over demagogues. Economic opportunity over extremism. Freedom over fascism.
Governing over gaslighting. Hopefulness over hatred. Inclusion over isolation. Justice over judicial overreach. Knowledge over Kangaroo courts. Liberty over limitation. Maturity over Mar-a-Lago. Normalcy over negativity. Opportunity over obstruction. People over politics.
Quality of life issues over QAnon. Reason over racism. Substance over slander. Triumph over tyranny. Understanding over ugliness. Voting rights over voter suppression. Working families over the well connected. Xenial over xenophobia.
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#FeuilletonKevin #Jour3
Midi à #WashingtonDC figurez vous que #KevinMcCarthy est à nouveau candidat au poste de #speaker pour un…7e vote.
Le député africain-républicain John James (Michigan) rappelle qu’une élection aussi tourmentée n’a eu lieu qu’en 1855/56 au sujet de l’abolition de l’esclavage qu’il contraste avec les peccadilles actuelles. Il soutient #Kevin « pour mener la nation dans le bon sens »
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Democratic House Manager @RepJeffries closes his argument for impeachment evidence by addressing Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow with iconic bars from The Notorious B.I.G.:

"If you don't know, now you know."

#TrumpTrial #HakeemJeffries #Juicy #Biggie #ImpeachmentTrial
@RepJeffries Jeffries has quoted Biggie on the House floor below, and introduced a resolution honoring his contributions (also quoting Juicy)

@RepJeffries Other Biggie lines continue to echo today, on "Everyday Struggle" he said "I'm seeing body after body / and our mayor Giuliani / ain't trying to see no black man / turn to John Gotti..."
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