Phil Mattingly

Phil Mattingly


@CNN Congressional Correspondent•Ohio raised•434•845•913•30•813•910•419•614•617•202•212•202. philip.mattingly@cnn.com

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@SpeakerPelosi  letter to House Dems lays out the path ahead for the evening (assuming the votes are all locked in)

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Pres. Biden, saying there is “mounting evidence of anti-consumer behavior by oil and gas companies,” in letter to the FTC: “The Federal Trade Commission has authority to consider whether illegal conduct is costing families at the pump. I believe you should do so immediately.”

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The cost elements from the 13 CBO budget estimates on BBB came in roughly $50 billion *below* the White House cost estimates that served as the baseline for House Democratic moderates, per a White House official. WH confident "the bill will be more than fully paid for."

Ok, so for any confusion on the many different numbers flying around, here's a rundown: The topline CBO estimate showed the House Dem BBBA adding $367 billion to the deficit over 10 years. But there's a key CBO caveat here (highlighted)....

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“I have never been to Cheesecake Factory,” says @DJJudd , who is now dead to me

Pres. Biden will travel to Walter Reed Medical Center this morning for his annual physical, per @PressSec 

briefly re-emerging from my twitter hiatus to say congrats to my Michigan pals. nothing to do but tip my cap to y’all after that one.

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Good compilation here from @Kevinliptakcnn  re: Pres. Trump’s list of objections to the spending package last night vs. Pres. Trump’s own budget requests:

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BIDEN to his team: “If you’re ever working with me and I hear you treating another colleague with disrespect, talking down to someone, I will fire you on the spot. On the spot. No ifs ands or buts.”

still strikes me as wild that on Jan. 14 Biden proposed a $1.9 trillion package with a series of key planks and the House and Senate have now...passed $1.9 trillion bills with..all of those key planks largely in place

The jury finds Derek Chauvin: Count 1: GUILTY Count 2: GUILTY Count 3: GUILTY

"Shutting down Stars and Stripes 'would have a significantly negative impact on military families,' the bipartisan letter reads"

Pres. Biden says 100 million doses that were promised by the end of June will now be delivered by the end of May. Says they are now on track to have 300 million Americans vaccinated by the end of July.

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