Wed Jan 18, 2023 AT 10:44 AM EST
Speaker Kevin McCarthy is playing offense by putting early pressure on Senate Democrats running for reelection in red states to back proposals being passed out of the GOP-controlled House.
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer must decide how much political cover to give members of his caucus running for reelection in states such as West Virginia, Montana, and Ohio, with control of the chamber on the line in 2024.
Schumer has taken shots at McCarthy and House Republicans in recent days, accusing them of pushing an “extreme” agenda. But McCarthy is punching back, hitting Democrats in states that former President Donald Trump carried in 2016 and 2020. Read Full Story