On the first day of the new Biden Administration, a suite of executive orders was signed. Several deal specifically with immigration issues. These include the termination of former President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration along the U.S. southwestern border, which effectively ends wall construction. In another, Biden revokes Executive Order 13768 — which emphasized interior enforcement of immigration laws. Biden also lifted what his administration refers to as a “discriminatory ban on entry to the United States by primarily Muslim countries.” … [Read more...] about Clark: Biden Avoids Chaos by Sparing Trump’s CDC Order on Migrant Removal — For Now
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It took a series of minor miracles for the party to eke out its current 50-vote majority. By coincidence, Democrats happened to have their most vulnerable incumbent senators on the ballot two years ago, when the party rode anti-Trump fervor to one of the largest midterm landslides in American history. And yet: Winning the House popular vote by 8.6 percent was not sufficient to prevent the party from losing Senate seats. And although Jon Tester and Joe Manchin won reelection in their deep-red states, both underperformed the national environment: In a year when the nation as a whole favored Democrats by more than eight points, both Democratic incumbents won their races by a bit over three points. Which is to say, had those senators been on the ballot last year instead, when the national environment favored Democrats by “only” 4.4 percent, they likely would have lost. Or, to put the matter more pointedly: Unless the Democratic nominee orchestrates an extraordinary landslide in … [Read more...] about The Democrats’ Civil War Over the Filibuster Has Barely Begun
INVITATIONS: The Hill Virtually Live hosts events as the new administration gets underway: TODAY at 11:30 a.m.: “Relief to Recovery: What’s Next for Small Business?” The discussion features Sen. Ben CardinBenjamin (Ben) Louis CardinOn The Money: GOP digs in on defending Trump tax cuts | Democrats bullish on raising minimum wage | Financial sector braces for Biden's consumer bureau pick The Hill's Morning Report - Biden argues for legislative patience, urgent action amid crisis The Hill's Morning Report - Biden: Focus on vaccine, virus, travel MORE (D-Md.), a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, and Rep. Blaine LuetkemeyerWilliam (Blaine) Blaine LuetkemeyerOn The Money: GOP digs in on defending Trump tax cuts | Democrats bullish on raising minimum wage | Financial sector braces for Biden's consumer bureau pick The Hill's Morning Report - Biden argues for legislative patience, urgent action amid crisis The Hill's Morning Report - Biden: … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden seeks vaccine for all by summer; Trump censure?