John Bresnahan

John Bresnahan


Capitol bureau chief for Politico jbresnahan@politico.com

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Pelosi and Mnuchin make one final attempt at Covid talks before elections. @sarahnferris⁩  @heatherscope⁩  & me

A deal still seems very unlikely at this point, but can’t be ruled out entirely.

New NYT-Siena & WaPo-ABC polls both show Biden with 9 point lead over Trump in Pennsylvania among likely voters as they head into first presidential debate.

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During call with Senate Dems, @SenSchumer  is warning about retaliation if @senatemajldr  moves ahead with SCOTUS nom now. “Let me be clear: if Leader McConnell and Senate Republicans move forward with this, then nothing is off the table for next year. Nothing is off the table.”

CR debate turns ugly. Senior Dem aide: “What the Trump Administration wanted added to the clean CR wasn’t help for farmers – it was more than $20 billion more taxpayer dollars that the Trump Administration views as a bottomless, unaccountable political slush fund.”

There was a tremendous amount of news today, but everyone should take time to read this big @owermohle⁩  scoop.

New - All 10 Democrats on Senate Judiciary Cmte demand @LindseyGrahamSC⁩  delay any vote on SCOTUS nominee until next year

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Pelosi & Grassley have a brief chat. Probably about pidgins

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@kyledcheney  For anyone who cares about congressional oversight, Republican or Democrat, the position DOJ takes in this letter is stunning & should be unacceptable.

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