House GOP slated to unveil agenda ahead of election

House GOP slated to unveil agenda ahead of election
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House Republicans are expected to unveil their agenda on Tuesday, which GOP lawmakers hope will help offer a contrast to policy proposals by House Democrats ahead of Election Day. 

The one-page blueprint has three planks: “Restore Our Way of Life,” “Rebuild the Greatest Economy in History” and “Renew the American Dream,” according to a "Dear Colleague" letter sent by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthySunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for SCOTUS confirmation hearings before election House to vote on resolution affirming peaceful transition of power Ginsburg becomes the first woman to lie in state in the Capitol MORE (R-Calif.) to members of his conference on Friday. 

“From day one, our goal was to present a unified Commitment to America offered by Republicans across the country, while pointing out the very real contrasts we have with our colleagues on the left. Since late July, we received over 150 policy submissions from you and your teams,” the letter stated.

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“Working with our committees, caucuses, and the Trump Administration, we have distilled those submissions into a one-page framework that encapsulates our mission and plan moving forward.”

The plan’s objectives include finding a path forward on COVID-19, restoring the economy and updating the nation’s infrastructure. 

Republicans need to pick up at least 17 seats to regain the House majority they lost in 2018. A key component to their strategy is showing a contrast from Democrats’ plans, GOP members have said.

“We've been working to really address the issues that our country is facing right now, renewing, restoring and rebuilding this great nation and confronting the problems that are in front of us,” House Minority Whip Steve ScaliseStephen (Steve) Joseph ScaliseGinsburg becomes the first woman to lie in state in the Capitol House GOP slated to unveil agenda ahead of election House panel details 'serious' concerns around Florida, Georgia, Texas, Wisconsin elections MORE (R-La.) told The Hill following a conference meeting where members were briefed on the plan. 

“It’s what this Congress should be working on. Unfortunately it's not, but it's what we're passionate about and what we're going to be battling for the next few weeks and months.”