"We're keeping all our options open, on the table," Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said about the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, "including budget reconciliation."
The Biden administration halted construction on the border wall through executive action on day one.
Two Democratic senators affirmed their support for protecting the 60-vote legislative filibuster, reassuring Republicans that there won't be enough votes to kill the procedural tool.
Some Democrats worry that Republicans will use the filibuster to stop President Joe Biden's progressive legislative goals.
Lawyer, dentist and conspiracy theorist Orly Taitz claims that the conviction of former President Donald Trump in a second impeachment trial would deprive her and others of a "Constitutional First Amendment right for the political speech, namely, to vote for Donald Trump in future elections."
Both political parties have made changes to the filibuster in the past, but now some Democrats want it gone completely.
Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three new Democratic Senators on Wednesday, giving her party slight control over the congressional upper chamber.
Brendan Hunt, 37, was arrested in the Queens on Tuesday and charged with threatening to murder U.S. officials.
"They're at home. They could have a trial on Friday," the Democratic congressman said, referring to the Senate.
The incoming Senate Majority Leader will soon be the lawmaker who decides which bills reach the Senate floor.
"These Trump supporters are gonna go to your house," the heckler said during Senator Chuck Schumer's press conference. "They're gonna go to [House Speaker Nancy] Pelosi's house."
The incoming Biden-Harris administration said Thursday that they would leave the potential removal of President Donald Trump "to Vice President Pence, the Cabinet and the Congress to act as they see fit."
Democrats will take control of the Senate later this month and Schumer is giving Sergeant at Arms Michael Stenger until then to resign.
Republicans used the CRA to repeal 14 Obama administration rules including those designed to strengthen workplace safety, wage, environmental and consumer protection. Democrats can invoke the same law to undo Trump rules.
The Senate Minority Leader said issuing another round of COVID-19 relief payments would be a priority if his party gains control of the chamber.
The Democratic candidate said in a video address: "I thank the people of Georgia for electing me to serve you."
GOP Senator Ron Johnson previously blocked two efforts to pass a round of $1,200 stimulus checks.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) called on Republicans in the GOP-controlled chamber to "not stand in the way" of the move to increase stimulus checks to $2,000.
"Congress will vote on additional stimulus checks," said Senator Lindsey Graham.
Forcing self-described Democratic moderates to declare where they stand is the beginning of the fight to keep America from lurching sharply to the left.
Georgia voters are in an extraordinary position to shape national decisions on life, liberty and judges.
In a video, the president railed against the legislation for not providing enough in direct payments to Americans.
Democrat leaders have gravitated to Trump's proposal, but it leaves Republican leaders in a quandary.
Democrat and Republican negotiators are said to be closing in on a new package, but there remains some uncertainty over the eligibility for direct payments.
Democrats charge the provision is an attempt to impede President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration.
Representative Kathleen Rice secured the final seat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, shutting out Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
"I do think that we need new leadership in the Democratic Party ... the internal dynamics of the House has made it such that there's very little option for succession," Ocasio-Cortez said.
"I am very hopeful that next week, we will be able to act on substantial relief," Steny Hoyer said Sunday.
Republican Senator Bill Cassidy said the stimulus relief plan will not have any direct payments to Americans—a concession necessary to appease cost-cutting conservative in the House and Senate.
In October, the White House put out a $1.8 trillion compromise, but the House speaker rejected it.