HILL ENERGY BRIEFING: House Heads to Vote on Biden Plan Today

Nov. 19, 2021, 11:24 AM

House Democrats pushed expected passage of President Joe Biden’s $1.64 trillion economic agenda to today as Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) delayed a vote with a lengthy floor speech that lasted into the early morning hours.

McCarthy used his privilege as minority leader to camp out on the House floor just after 8:30 p.m. yesterday in a speech criticizing the tax and spending bill in particular -- and Democrats in general -- that stretched past midnight.

Flanked by his GOP allies and heckled by Democrats, the California Republican called the bill the “single most reckless and irresponsible spending bill in ...

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