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Feb 23 2021
Two Senate committees are set to meet Tuesday in the first public congressional inquiry into the Jan. 6 Capitol security failures that allowed a pro-Trump mob to storm the building as lawmakers were certifying the presidential election results in a joint session.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSCAC) and Rules and Administration Committee will conveneFox News (Online News)
Nov 02 2020
House Democrats are weighing how to move forward with a flurry of ongoing probes and future investigations if President Trump loses on Tuesday.
The big question hanging over Democrats, who are expected to keep the majority in the House, is whether to lean into post-election investigations that could detract from their legislative priorities under a Joe Biden presidency and risk furtherThe Hill
Dec 17 2020
You can tell someone is smarting from an inferiority complex when he insists on being addressed as “Dr.” on the basis of holding an academic doctorate rather than being a physician. Ph.D. holders who have genuine accomplishments don’t make you call them “Doctor,” which is why you never hear about “Dr. Paul Krugman” and “Dr. George Will.” None of the professors I knew at Yale, even the ones whoKyle Smith
Jul 22 2020
The House on Wednesday will vote on removing Confederate statues from the Capitol, with Democrats saying "shameful reminders of systemic racism" no longer should be honored inside the home of U.S. democracy.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and members of the Congressional Black Caucus made the moral case for removing the statues that have symbolized America's history of slavery andFox News (Online News)
Jan 13 2021
Concerns are growing over security threats surrounding President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week after the attack on the Capitol rattled the country's confidence and put scrutiny on law enforcement and safety in Washington.
Last week's siege, in which a pro-Trump mob breached the Capitol and was overheard hunting for Vice President Pence and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), hasThe Hill
Feb 11 2021
House impeachment managers emphasize the danger to Pence and other top officials in harrowing retelling of Jan. 6 attack
House impeachment managers on Wednesday led a rapt U.S. Senate on a harrowing retelling of the terror that engulfed the Capitol last month, sharing shocking new audio and video recordings of rioters declaring their intent to harm Vice President Mike Pence and other top officials — and showing how close they came to doing so.
The House Democrats, led by lead manager Jamie B. Raskin (D-MdWashington Post
Mar 26 2017
White House officials insisted Sunday that the relationship between President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan is strong, even as Republican infighting over the failure to repeal Obamacare exploded into the open over the weekend.Politico
Jul 20 2020
The Trump administration is preparing to roll out a plan this week to send military-style federal assault squads already in Portland, Oregon, into other cities, warned White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, who only named locations with Democratic mayors.
Attorney General William Barr is “weighing in on that” with acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, Meadows said Sunday onHuffPost
Mar 21 2018
House Speaker Paul Ryan's promise that there would be a spending bill Tuesday night didn't really happen. With a late season snowstorm bearing down on D.C. the whole government has shut down, except Congress, which still has to pass something to keep government funded after midnight, Friday.Daily Kos
May 12 2020
House Democrats released their latest bill Tuesday designed to blunt the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating effects on the economy and health-care system.
Party leaders expect to vote on the more-than-1,800-page package on Friday, along with a plan to allow proxy voting on legislation during the crisis. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said Congress had a “momentous opportunity”CNBC