House GOP slated to unveil agenda ahead of election

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 Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyHow Trump’s false attacks on mail-in voting could backfire on him Hillicon Valley: Election officials prepare for new Russian interference battle | ‘Markeyverse’ of online fans helps take down a Kennedy | GOP senators unveil bill to update tech liability protections Google, Apple, eBay to meet virtually with lawmakers for tech group’s annual fly-in MORE (R-Calif.) to members of the GOP 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.

“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 ScaliseHouse panel details ‘serious’ concerns around Florida, Georgia, Texas, Wisconsin elections Scalise hit with ethics complaint over doctored Barkan video Ady Barkan says edited Scalise video has ‘ominous lessons’ for election 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.”

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