During yesterday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, some of President Joe Biden’s nominees for the bench have come under fire from Republicans for their history of releasing criminals on bond and their legal stances on the Second Amendment.
The fate of the Biden proposal depends on the midterm elections this autumn. If Republicans capture either the House or the Senate, it would undoubtedly result in an impasse on significant tax issues, as the Republican Party’s anti-tax-increase attitude conflicts with Biden’s objectives.
Similarly, given Biden’s veto authority, it would be difficult for Republicans to reduce taxes, take back additional Internal Revenue Service budget, or reverse the handful of corporate tax increases enacted by Congress, say, experts.
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As Democrats try to close the gap, analysts cited a number of factors that are helping them. There are many reasons, including the fight over abortion access, a weak Republican candidate in a crucial race, investigations into former President Donald Trump, and a recent drop in gasoline prices. Republicans appeared more out of reach than last year in districts that Mr. Biden carried by at least ten percentage points.