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It's bipartisanship if I say it's bipartisanship

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President Joe Biden entered the White House on a message of bipartisanship, but now he’s redefining the word to leave Republicans in Congress on the sidelines.

When Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill passed through Congress without a single Republican vote in either the House or the Senate, the White House nevertheless heralded it as a “bipartisan” victory. The administration justified the statement at the time by pointing to polls showing overwhelming support for COVID-19 relief among the public. Biden is now preparing to do much the same with his multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure plan, which many Republicans argue has little to do with infrastructure.

“If you looked up ‘bipartisan’ in the dictionary, I think it would say support from Republicans and Democrats,” Senior Biden Adviser Anita Dunn told the Washington Post on Monday. “It doesn’t say the Republicans have to be in Congress.”

Biden’s faction has begun to argue that Republican voters’ sentiment in polls outweighs their decision to elect their current representatives in Congress.

Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, a moderate, criticized Biden’s new push to redefine the word earlier in April.

“A Senate evenly split between both parties and a bare Democratic House majority are hardly a mandate to ‘go it alone,'” Romney wrote. “The President should live up to the bipartisanship he preached in his inaugural address.”

Biden’s infrastructure bill is a prime example of Biden’s willingness to redefine words to pass his legislation. Republicans have pointed out that the vast majority of the bill does not go toward roads or bridges, but instead to climate change efforts, welfare programs and even critical race theory initiatives. But polls show wide support for an infrastructure bill, and Biden uses his dubious definition of “infrastructure” to support his dubious definition of “bipartisanship,” arguing for passing the bill without any Republican votes.

As a result, Republicans in Congress are lambasted for abusing their minority power when they oppose their opponents.


It'd be funny it if wasn't so ridiculous. Who do they think they are fooling? Mainstream America? I don't think so.
 

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President Joe Biden entered the White House on a message of bipartisanship, but now he’s redefining the word to leave Republicans in Congress on the sidelines.

When Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill passed through Congress without a single Republican vote in either the House or the Senate, the White House nevertheless heralded it as a “bipartisan” victory. The administration justified the statement at the time by pointing to polls showing overwhelming support for COVID-19 relief among the public. Biden is now preparing to do much the same with his multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure plan, which many Republicans argue has little to do with infrastructure.

“If you looked up ‘bipartisan’ in the dictionary, I think it would say support from Republicans and Democrats,” Senior Biden Adviser Anita Dunn told the Washington Post on Monday. “It doesn’t say the Republicans have to be in Congress.”

Biden’s faction has begun to argue that Republican voters’ sentiment in polls outweighs their decision to elect their current representatives in Congress.

Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, a moderate, criticized Biden’s new push to redefine the word earlier in April.

“A Senate evenly split between both parties and a bare Democratic House majority are hardly a mandate to ‘go it alone,'” Romney wrote. “The President should live up to the bipartisanship he preached in his inaugural address.”

Biden’s infrastructure bill is a prime example of Biden’s willingness to redefine words to pass his legislation. Republicans have pointed out that the vast majority of the bill does not go toward roads or bridges, but instead to climate change efforts, welfare programs and even critical race theory initiatives. But polls show wide support for an infrastructure bill, and Biden uses his dubious definition of “infrastructure” to support his dubious definition of “bipartisanship,” arguing for passing the bill without any Republican votes.

As a result, Republicans in Congress are lambasted for abusing their minority power when they oppose their opponents.


It'd be funny it if wasn't so ridiculous. Who do they think they are fooling? Mainstream America? I don't think so.

Hey, if a Democrat is trying to hang himself, give him all the rope he needs . . . and instructions on knot-tying, if necessary.
 

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Hey there has been some bipartisanship...thanks to Xiden...

Xiden has decided to follow the failed Obama/Xiden model in Iraq, and do the same thin in the Obama/Xiden war on necessity.....https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/548007-biden-sparks-bipartisan-backlash-on-afghanistan-withdrawal
 

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Bipartisanship? Old people just have trouble with the word.

 

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President Joe Biden entered the White House on a message of bipartisanship, but now he’s redefining the word to leave Republicans in Congress on the sidelines.

When Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill passed through Congress without a single Republican vote in either the House or the Senate, the White House nevertheless heralded it as a “bipartisan” victory. The administration justified the statement at the time by pointing to polls showing overwhelming support for COVID-19 relief among the public. Biden is now preparing to do much the same with his multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure plan, which many Republicans argue has little to do with infrastructure.

“If you looked up ‘bipartisan’ in the dictionary, I think it would say support from Republicans and Democrats,” Senior Biden Adviser Anita Dunn told the Washington Post on Monday. “It doesn’t say the Republicans have to be in Congress.”

Biden’s faction has begun to argue that Republican voters’ sentiment in polls outweighs their decision to elect their current representatives in Congress.

Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, a moderate, criticized Biden’s new push to redefine the word earlier in April.

“A Senate evenly split between both parties and a bare Democratic House majority are hardly a mandate to ‘go it alone,'” Romney wrote. “The President should live up to the bipartisanship he preached in his inaugural address.”

Biden’s infrastructure bill is a prime example of Biden’s willingness to redefine words to pass his legislation. Republicans have pointed out that the vast majority of the bill does not go toward roads or bridges, but instead to climate change efforts, welfare programs and even critical race theory initiatives. But polls show wide support for an infrastructure bill, and Biden uses his dubious definition of “infrastructure” to support his dubious definition of “bipartisanship,” arguing for passing the bill without any Republican votes.

As a result, Republicans in Congress are lambasted for abusing their minority power when they oppose their opponents.


It'd be funny it if wasn't so ridiculous. Who do they think they are fooling? Mainstream America? I don't think so.
Mainstream America knows that republic pols will not do any bipartisan actions because they have descended into a dumb party.
 

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There was going to be no bipartisanship regardless of campaign rhetoric to the contrary.

The Democratic Party has to pass all it can before 2022. History says the Presidents party will lose seats and/or the majority in Congress.

The GOP has no incentive to compromise because credit will go to President Biden not the opposition party. Lack of legislative accomplishments bolsters the Republicans argument that the Democrats failed to do enough for the American people.

jmo
 

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President Joe Biden entered the White House on a message of bipartisanship, but now he’s redefining the word to leave Republicans in Congress on the sidelines.

When Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill passed through Congress without a single Republican vote in either the House or the Senate, the White House nevertheless heralded it as a “bipartisan” victory. The administration justified the statement at the time by pointing to polls showing overwhelming support for COVID-19 relief among the public. Biden is now preparing to do much the same with his multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure plan, which many Republicans argue has little to do with infrastructure.

“If you looked up ‘bipartisan’ in the dictionary, I think it would say support from Republicans and Democrats,” Senior Biden Adviser Anita Dunn told the Washington Post on Monday. “It doesn’t say the Republicans have to be in Congress.”

Biden’s faction has begun to argue that Republican voters’ sentiment in polls outweighs their decision to elect their current representatives in Congress.

Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, a moderate, criticized Biden’s new push to redefine the word earlier in April.

“A Senate evenly split between both parties and a bare Democratic House majority are hardly a mandate to ‘go it alone,'” Romney wrote. “The President should live up to the bipartisanship he preached in his inaugural address.”

Biden’s infrastructure bill is a prime example of Biden’s willingness to redefine words to pass his legislation. Republicans have pointed out that the vast majority of the bill does not go toward roads or bridges, but instead to climate change efforts, welfare programs and even critical race theory initiatives. But polls show wide support for an infrastructure bill, and Biden uses his dubious definition of “infrastructure” to support his dubious definition of “bipartisanship,” arguing for passing the bill without any Republican votes.

As a result, Republicans in Congress are lambasted for abusing their minority power when they oppose their opponents.


It'd be funny it if wasn't so ridiculous. Who do they think they are fooling? Mainstream America? I don't think so.

Maybe what he meant by "bipartisan" is that they're going to slam their agenda home any way they see fit, alienating anyone who disagrees with them, thus ensuring that Republicans have a decent shot at taking back Congress.
 

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President Joe Biden entered the White House on a message of bipartisanship, but now he’s redefining the word to leave Republicans in Congress on the sidelines.

When Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill passed through Congress without a single Republican vote in either the House or the Senate, the White House nevertheless heralded it as a “bipartisan” victory. The administration justified the statement at the time by pointing to polls showing overwhelming support for COVID-19 relief among the public. Biden is now preparing to do much the same with his multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure plan, which many Republicans argue has little to do with infrastructure.

“If you looked up ‘bipartisan’ in the dictionary, I think it would say support from Republicans and Democrats,” Senior Biden Adviser Anita Dunn told the Washington Post on Monday. “It doesn’t say the Republicans have to be in Congress.”

Biden’s faction has begun to argue that Republican voters’ sentiment in polls outweighs their decision to elect their current representatives in Congress.

Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, a moderate, criticized Biden’s new push to redefine the word earlier in April.

“A Senate evenly split between both parties and a bare Democratic House majority are hardly a mandate to ‘go it alone,'” Romney wrote. “The President should live up to the bipartisanship he preached in his inaugural address.”

Biden’s infrastructure bill is a prime example of Biden’s willingness to redefine words to pass his legislation. Republicans have pointed out that the vast majority of the bill does not go toward roads or bridges, but instead to climate change efforts, welfare programs and even critical race theory initiatives. But polls show wide support for an infrastructure bill, and Biden uses his dubious definition of “infrastructure” to support his dubious definition of “bipartisanship,” arguing for passing the bill without any Republican votes.

As a result, Republicans in Congress are lambasted for abusing their minority power when they oppose their opponents.


It'd be funny it if wasn't so ridiculous. Who do they think they are fooling? Mainstream America? I don't think so.

Republicans are only hurting thenselves. It takes 2 to compromise. The Republican idea of compromise is my way or the highway. Compromise is moving your numbers to broker a agreement. A few Republicans pushed a proposal for a $600 billion coronavirus relief bill but never followed through. Republicans have decided that they will not compromise so any Biden committment to compromise should go out the window. There was bipartisan support for Biden's coronavirus relief bill.

Elected Republican who supports Biden's bill speaks out (cnn.com)
 

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