Congress

Pelosi and Mnuchin brush past stimulus deadline amid hopes for a deal

Pelosi later told reporters that she hoped to get something done by the end of the week: “That’s the plan. That’s what I would hope.” But the California Democrat’s biggest obstacle may be across the Capitol — with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) privately urging the White House not to settle with Pelosi before […]

Congress

Government watchdog knocks Postal Service for operational changes

“The resulting confusion and inconsistency in operations at postal facilities compounded the significant negative service impacts across the country,” the inspector general wrote. In addition, the inspector general found that the documentation of the operational changes provided by USPS officials to customers and congressional lawmakers “was generally accurate but incomplete.” The “collective results” of the […]