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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 01:46 PM

House Democrats eye post-Mueller agenda

Source: Politico

The House will return next week with plans to take up legislation on some of the Democratic Party’s core priorities — fighting climate change, expanding Obamacare and lowering drug prices.

But House Democrats’ spring agenda also includes some of the trickier issues that have divided the caucus — like minimum wage and immigration — that could present a fresh challenge for Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and her deputies at the same time that the party barrels ahead with investigations into President Donald Trump.

Democrats also plan to revive a months-old fight over Puerto Rico disaster funding with Trump, as both parties seek a long-delayed compromise bill to deliver billions of dollars to a half-dozen states ravaged by recent storms, floods or wildfires.

As the two-week recess draws to a close, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) has laid out ambitious plans for the next several weeks, the first time the House will be in session since the public release of the redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s explosive report.

Read more: https://www.politico.com/story/2019/04/25/house-democrats-policy-agenda-1290120

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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 02:45 PM

1. As we can see, Dems can multitask.

They can start impeachment investigation hearings and push a progressive agenda.

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