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Haris Alic

Haris Alic

Haris Alic is a reporter for The Washington Times covering Congress and energy issues. Before joining the paper, Alic worked at Breitbart News where he was the lead political reporter covering President Joe Biden and the 2020 campaign. Originally from New York, he got his start in journalism as a staff writer at the Washington Free Beacon.

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Articles by Haris Alic

In this Feb. 10, 2016 photos, Andrew Wisniewski, an operations manager for Smart Start of Maryland, demonstrates how an ignition interlock device works in Annapolis, Md. The devices are put in cars to stop drunk drivers from operating their vehicles. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)  **FILE**

Biden infrastructure bill would require cars come with ‘advanced alcohol monitoring systems’

President Biden's $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, if enacted, will force automobile manufacturers to equip all new vehicles with "advanced alcohol monitoring systems." But while the provision has gotten public support from both anti-drunk driving groups and the automobile industry, it remains unclear exactly what anti-impaired driving technology means. Published August 6, 2021

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the chamber as lawmakers work to advance the $1 trillion bipartisan bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

McConnell rules out GOP votes for hiking the debt ceiling

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday dismissed the notion that Republicans would provide the votes necessary to extend the federal debt ceiling and avoid a default on U.S. debts around the world, especially if Democrats reject any GOP input as they move forward with their $3.5 trillion party-line "human infrastructure" package. Published August 5, 2021