The president already has spent recent days signing executive actions on the environment, racial equity, the economy, and other matters in recent days.
Former President Donald Trump told his supporters to "primary the hell" out of conservative lawmakers who did not object to the Electoral College certification.
Rep. Jared Golden (D-Maine) and other members of the moderate Problem Solvers Caucus hope that a compromise version of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package can find bipartisan agreement.
Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress want more money and programs, but GOP lawmakers have balked at the legislation's massive price tag.
Eliminating the controversial Senate rule would greatly help push the Biden administration's agenda forward.
"I'm not sure it's the smartest thing to do," Rep. John Yarmuth of Kentucky told Politico.
"The rise of political careerism in today's Congress is a sharp departure from what the Founders intended," the Texas Republican said.
Senators Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Ben Sasse and Patrick Toomey joined their Democratic counterparts in voting to table a motion to dismiss former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
However, Democrats face several procedural hurdles to successfully pass the measure into law without GOP assistance.
"The differences [within the Republican Party] are not irreconcilable at all," Senator Rob Portman told Fox News.
Most experts believe that $1,400 stimulus checks are likely to pass, but Americans may have to wait past March to actually receive the checks due to disagreements in Congress.
The video comes as lawmakers spar over the future of the filibuster, with some Democrats calling for it to be abolished while Republicans demand that it remain.
"It really depends on what the justification is," GOP Senator Bill Cassidy said of President Joe Biden's COVID-19 relief package.
A U.S. official has said that law enforcement are probing threats to kill or attack congressional lawmakers near the Capitol building.
"Yes, I think I would say that the election was not fraudulent," the freshman Republican congressman admitted, despite objecting to Biden's victory.
On Twitter, people responded negatively to a response McCarthy gave to a question in an interview airing Sunday.
"We cannot, will not let people go hungry. We cannot let people be evicted because of nothing they did themselves. We cannot watch people lose their jobs. We have to act," Biden said on Friday.
"I hope the administration will look at that option because we actually buy something with our $1,400 — and that's herd immunity," Stivers said.
The U.S. House plans to fast-track the next coronavirus relief package, aiming to have the proposal up for a vote in early February, after Democratic leaders rearranged the schedule to make way for President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion priority proposal.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said that the new president's "clear preference" is to work with Republicans to pass further relief, but added that Democrats are "not going to take any tools off the table."
The Vermont senator said Democrats would not spend "months and years" negotiating with the GOP on urgent issues.
Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) called her Democratic colleagues, including Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), "absolutely disgusting" for suggesting that she may have been involved in an alleged plot to give soon-to-be rioters a tour of the U.S. Capitol building before the January 6 riots.
In an op-ed published Wednesday, The Denver Post defended the Republican congresswoman from a wave of social media attacks in wake of the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Amid an intraparty civil war, the GOP was battling itself over whether to go to bat one final time for the president or use the opportunity as a get-out-of-jail-free card.
The half-dozen GOP members won't be at the swearing-in ceremony for various reasons.
The path to near irrelevance has been a long one, but ever since the Democrats lost control of the House in 2010, it has been accelerating.
Rep. Dan Eubanks also introduced a bill to ban employers from mandating COVID-19 vaccines for their staff.
If Congress wants to be treated as an equal, it needs to do the job the Founders insisted on in the U.S. Constitution.