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On the coronavirus stimulus package front, Biden has refused to compromise on his commitment to ...

On the coronavirus stimulus package front, Biden has refused to compromise on his commitment to sending $1,400 checks to Americans. Is it wise for the president to push such a bill through Congress in spite of Republican opposition? As Steve argues on today’s episode, “If Joe Biden’s intransigence this early is pissing off people like Rob Portman and Anthony Gonzalez, that’s a tough place.” Also on the menu for today: GOP House Leader Kevin McCarthy’s intra-party spats with Rep. Liz Cheney, the media’s obsessive fixation on Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, and the United Kingdom’s decision to welcome Hong Kong citizens.

Show Notes:

-“The Challenge of Going It Alone” by Amy Walter in the Cook Political Report.

-“An Interview With Sen. Rob Portman” by Steve Hayes in The Dispatch.

-“Can We Have (Another) Conversation About Cancel Culture?” by David French in The Dispatch.

-“Republicans Are Playing a Risky Game in Elevating QAnon” by Jonah Goldberg in The Dispatch.

-“The GOP’s Conspiracy Theorist Problem” by Audrey Fahlberg in The Dispatch.

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Sarah Isgur is a senior editor at The Dispatch and is based in northern Virginia. Prior to joining the company in 2019, she had worked in every branch of the federal government and on three presidential campaigns. When Sarah is not hosting podcasts or writing newsletters, she’s probably sending uplifting stories about spiders to Jonah, who only pretends to love all animals.