The House Of Representatives Passed A Broad Anti-Hate Resolution After Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Comments About Israel
The resolution was crafted by Democrats after Omar made comments that members of both parties interpreted as an allusion to “dual loyalty” stereotypes of American Jews. Twenty-three Republicans voted against the resolution, while Omar herself supported it.
Congress may now have the votes needed to formally reject Trump’s plan. The White House has suggested the president will issue his first veto if it passes.
House Passes Landmark Gun Control Bills To Expand Background Checks, But Trump Has Vowed To Veto Them
The Democratic bills would expand background checks and close the “Charleston loophole” that allowed at least 6,000 guns to be sold to people with disqualifying red flags in 2017.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Got Dragged For Suggesting People Who Are “Unwilling To Work” Should Get Paid. Advocates Say That’s The Point.
“This idea that somehow people who are unwilling to work are bad or lazy is a horrible idea.”
The move, which Trump will couple with signing a bill to avoid another government shutdown, is expected to face both legal and congressional challenges.
After Shutting Down The Government, Trump’s Getting Even Less Wall Money Than Democrats Originally Offered
Trump blasted the deal Tuesday but also said he does not expect another government shutdown. He’ll have to sign off on the deal by Friday to avoid one.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus called for a ban on members living in their offices Tuesday. But while momentum is growing, some are questioning how to ensure that serving in Congress is feasible for the nonwealthy.
Trump and Democratic leaders have reached a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks following a historic 35-day shutdown. The bill was signed into law on Friday night.
Donald Trump And Senate Leaders Are “Talking” About How To End The Government Shutdown After Two More Plans Failed
Trump’s plan and a Democratic bill both stalled in the Senate Thursday, in a move that could put pressure on the president to compromise.
A discussion document floated this week reveals the Trump White House is considering a slew of reforms to the individual markets that could potentially throw them into chaos.
The speaker of the House and the president are fighting on increasingly personal terms, and the partial government shutdown is nowhere close to ending.
The South Carolina Republican used to be Democrats’ go-to guy when they needed help with a deal. But now “it’s like the guy I knew got kidnapped and his twin brother showed up,” said one Democratic senator.
The shutdown has broken the previous record of 21 days, set during Bill Clinton’s presidency between December 1995 and January 1996.
“Why am I being made to suffer for something that has nothing to do with what I do? It just makes no sense to me.”
An unintended consequence of the government shutdown is that the most well-compensated federal employees will reap hearty raises while hundreds of thousands of others go without pay.
The Shutdown Isn't Ending Any Time Soon, Even After The House Passed A Plan To Reopen The Government
Republicans and Democrats remain deadlocked over border wall funding, and lawmakers are beginning to talk about the two-week-old shutdown in terms of months.
House Republicans Voted To Give Trump His Border Wall Money And Now A Shutdown Is Likelier Than Ever
The House, the Senate, and the White House can’t agree on whether to fund a border wall along the US–Mexico border. If they can’t reach a deal by Friday night, several government agencies will run out of funding.
A Sweeping Bill That Will Give Nonviolent Offenders The Chance To Get Out Of Jail Early Is Heading To Trump’s Desk
The bill reforms mandatory minimums and “three strikes” laws, and grants early release to certain inmates who complete anti-recidivism training. Trump is expected to sign it into law.
Republicans Say They Didn't Intend For Obamacare To Get Tossed Out By The Courts, But Many Don’t Mind That It Did
A Texas judge tossed out the ACA, saying the repeal of the individual mandate in the tax law invalidated the whole thing. Republicans say it could be another opportunity to repeal Obamacare after lawmaker efforts failed.
A House vote could come later this week. The bill reforms mandatory minimums and “three strikes” laws, and grants early release to certain inmates who complete anti-recidivism training.