April 7, 2022
D.C. News
  • Congress may punt on a $10 billion COVID-19 preparedness funding package until the end of this month due to a disagreement over immigration policy. Republican senators are demanding a vote on an amendment to the funding package that would block the administration’s plans to halt Title 42 – a pandemic-inspired public health policy used to rapidly expel migrants at the southern border. Some centrist Democratic senators support adding the language, but that would make the underlying bill unacceptable to House progressives. (Articles here, here, and here)