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President Biden has tapped Gene Sperling, a longtime Democratic economic policy expert, to oversee the implementation of his $1.9 trillion stimulus package, according to people familiar with the matter.
Sperling’s position could be announced as soon as Monday, when Biden delivers remarks on implementing the relief, according to the people, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the selection. (Washington Post)
HALPERIN SAYS/ASKS: Sperling is not Jeff Zients but what’s another czar in the mix?
EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Republican House leaders plan to tour the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, where they say the Biden administration is creating a security and humanitarian crisis through lax immigration policies.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-California, said he will lead a 13-member delegation “to see first-hand and come back with solutions” to a new surge in illegal immigration.
The date and time of the visit wasn’t immediately disclosed but Border Report has learned the delegation will be in El Paso, Texas on Monday. (KXAN)
HALPERIN SAYS/ASKS: This is an “important” photo op but will it make the broadcast network news?
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